[GE users] new community source repository

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Sun Nov 14 15:35:31 GMT 2010


Am 10.11.2010 um 19:00 schrieb fx:

> bdbaddog <bill at baddogconsulting.com> writes:
> 
>> DARC's ?
>> 
>> Why not git, hg, or bzr ?
> 
> As I understand it, git isn't good on MS Windows (which is of interest
> for desktop scavenging), and it's not clear to me how well those work
> under Trac.  I have the darcs repos already, and know it will work,
> particularly for completely disconnected operation and under Trac (which
> I know will deal with the mutli-repo setup and can have a usable
> bug-tracking system).  It also happens to be recommended by the author
> of Tailor for repo gatewaying.  I confess to not understanding how you
> work with bzr, in particular, and darcs is simple enough for we
> physicists.
> 
>> I'm unlikely to learn yet another 4th tier DVCS.
> 
> I don't know what a 4th tier DVCS is.  As someone who has to use about
> half-a-dozen, I'm not convinced arguments about revision control systems
> are very useful, especially if you abstract them through an IDE like
> Emacs.
> 
>> Please consider using something more mainstream.
> 
> Did you read what I wrote about mirroring?  That's partly to forestall
> religious arguments about any single system, and to avoid barriers to
> contribution.  The important thing is to have the basis of a distributed
> system with which you can usefully do disconnected development, testing,
> patch pushing, and bug reporting.
> 
> Anyhow, in the meantime, please send normal patches from whatever you're
> currently using to keep track of your changes, and/or provide help with
> inter-system mirroring.  The source is available on the web site with
> instructions if you don't have darcs.  If you want to provide
> alternative hosting which is going to work better for the community,
> please do.

Do we have now two forks of SGE? I would like to pariticipate, but I don't like to do any patch twice in two different forks.

-- Reuti

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