Re: [gnome-desktop-testing] Using Launchpad as the main repository
- From: Eitan Isaacson <eitan ascender com>
- To: Ara Pulido <ara ubuntu com>
- Cc: desktop-testing-list <desktop-testing-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [gnome-desktop-testing] Using Launchpad as the main repository
- Date: Wed, 06 May 2009 17:46:42 +0300
Yeah, it has been fairly complicated...
I think we should keep the upstream/distro-neutral codebase. It would
just require a bit of discipline, if we keep just this one rule, maybe
it will be manageable:
- Merges go just one direction, from the GNOME tree to the LP tree.
And from that the following is derived:
- Anything that is not Ubuntu-specific should go directly to the GNOME
- Non-GNOME module tests should go to the LP bzr tree.
I am not volunteering for any special roles here, so those are just my
On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 16:11 +0200, Ara Pulido wrote:
> Hello all,
> Since we started the project in GNOME SVN very little (or none)
> contribution is being made directly to Subversion. Everybody keeps using
> the Launchpad ubuntu-desktop-testing project .
> I think this is because most of the people that started to collaborate
> in this project started through Ubuntu and the project was more advanced
> there. Also, not having to provide patches, makes it much easier for new
> comers to start collaborating with the project.
> So, my proposal is:
> Should we change the Ubuntu Desktop Testing project in Launchpad to be
> called just Desktop Testing and point in the GNOME documentation to this
> Launchpad project.
> If, later on, some one want to set up a GIT module to maintain, that's
> fine, you could use something like git-bzr  to be synchronized.
> What do you guys think?
>  https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu-desktop-testing
>  http://github.com/pieter/git-bzr/tree/master
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