[pkgdb2] call for testers, bug reports and RFE

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Sat Nov 23 23:34:19 UTC 2013

By using github you are also eliminating the possibility of some people to contribute to your project. I personally won't create an account on github. Just because I believe that open projects should be hosted on open platforms. I'd rather us work out a way to have an open patch submission and review process. 

There is pros and cons of each.


Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou at pingoured.fr> wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 02:34:28PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Miro HronĨok wrote:
>> > The reason is simple. Fedorahosted lacks features, is unplesant and
>> > byrocracy even to create a repository.
>> Creating a repository is actually the only time "bureaucracy" is
>> Giving write permissions just works over FAS. (There's a FAS group
>for every 
>> repository that is created, the developer only needs to request group
>> membership through FAS and you can approve it, all self-service in
>> Clones, commits, pushes etc. are plain git (or SVN or whatever you
>> Fedorahosted is much more flexible than GitHub there) just as on
>GitHub or 
>> anywhere else. A Trac site is automatically created along with the 
>> repository if requested (you're expected to say in the repository
>> whether you want Trac or not, normally you should always say "yes"),
>it has 
>> bug trackers which work with FAS accounts (and Trac's issue tracker
>is no 
>> worse than GitHub's, they're actually very similar), a repository
>> and a wiki that you can edit (no "bureaucracy"). You also get a
>> for file releases below https://fedorahosted.org/releases/ that
>accepts SCP 
>> uploads.
>> I really don't see what is missing there, apart from missing
>automation for 
>> the one-time creation process.
>You're forgeting, patch/code reviews, possibility to close or refer to
>a ticket
>from the git commit, the possibility to easily follow a project and be
>of its changes (yes, I know, you can create mailing list and have all
>commits and action from the trac be sent to said list, I already do
>this for
>fedocal) and probably some more feature I'm forgetting.
>Anyway, did you see the link in the footer? The one that says 'pkgdb'?
>devel mailing list
>devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
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