[Design-team] source control for fedora-themes

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Tue Aug 11 12:02:44 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 11 August 2009 13:46:18 Martin Sourada wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-08-10 at 12:46 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Was just chatting a bit with msourada in #fedora-design today, and I was
> > curious about contributing kde-compatible bits to constantine-backgrounds
> > directly instead of doing it separately like in the past, see
> > https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-kde-artwork/
> > https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-kde-artwork/browser
> > but I'd like to get away from that, and get everything more collaborative
> > and centralized.
> >
> > But, it seems there is no source-control currently being used for fedora
> > theming yet.  I'd like to propose hosting what's used in stuff like
> > constantine-backgrounds (and future fedora-related theming) in a git (or
> > svn or whatever) repo on http://fedorahosted.org/fedora-design/
> >
> > I'm not suggesting (yet anyway) using such repos for design-workflow
> > really, that's something that seems to already have been worked out.  I'm
> > only talking about the often painful technical details of getting
> > already- designed stuff under source-control, and packaged for distro
> > use.
> >
> > -- Rex
> Yup, for my part a git repo would be really helpful. Spinning the source
> tarball by hand is not an exactly nice experience ;-) Also keeping the
> images in git (those that go into the package) is better than having
> everything stored on my notebook (note that the images in the packages
> aren't taken directly from wiki, but also resized/cropped to have all
> the same sizes). Another thing is, that if we would do the wallpaper in
> inkscape or blender, we could generate the PNGs/JPGs during the package
> build. And git (or another SCM) is a nice way for keeping a log of
> changes that are done to the sources from which we build. And of course
> its much more transparent ;-)

Indeed, it's really much more easier to use some repository, even in one 
person. Currently we're using SVN repo with Makefile that makes 
testing/releasing much more easier. 

Could you set it up and we can ask for permissions later... GIT is not problem 
for me.


> Martin

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