Re: On and gitorious


On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Frederic Peters <fpeters gnome org> wrote:

GNOME migrated to Git two years ago but there are a few long standing
issues that have not been addressed yet, it's certainly not too late
but with the design team moving to github, it's certainly time to do
something about it. had it written down already, "For
the future, enable Gitorious or some other Git-based collaboration
tool". Is this something we can handle by ourselves? Or should we,
just like the bugzilla upgrade a few years ago seek the foundation
help to hire someone? [this is why this is posted to foundation-list]

I can try to help if that's needed, although I am not part of sysadmin team. Or do you mean there is no enough server infrastructure to have a gitorious instance?

With a gitorious instance set up, we'd achieve both a place for
personal branches, stopping the "delete work-in-progress branch from, then create it again, pushing all commits because I
rebased" dance, and a place where it's easier to set up accounts for
newcomers (which is a reason why the design work doesn't happen on



[PS: working on git infrastructure would also be a good opportunity to
I have some experience with gitosis, and it works quite Ok. The only thing is that it does not support LDAP, but it could be a good base to have a more fine-grained permission system if we need it.



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