GIT development branches for packagers?
hguemar at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 15 17:19:55 UTC 2014
/me wants the ability to push force on *private* branches
2014/1/15 Dridi Boukelmoune <dridi.boukelmoune at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Vít Ondruch <vondruch at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Dne 14.1.2014 21:41, Andrew Lutomirski napsal(a):
> >> I have some trivial cleanups I want to make to a package a maintain.
> >> These cleanups are trivial enough that I don't think they're worth a
> >> new build. Should I commit them to the master branch? If so, I can
> >> imagine a couple of issues:
> >> - A provenpackager could kick off a rebuild for whatever reason (e.g.
> >> dependency soname bump). That will (I think) inadvertently include my
> >> changes.
> >> - I need to think about whether to add a changelog entry or not. If
> >> not, those changes might be included silently. If yes, then I need to
> >> think about what to do about the revision number.
> >> The normal GIT approach would be to develop on another branch and to
> >> merge when I want to build a new revision (the Fedora equivalent of
> >> tagging a new release). Should Fedora provide branches like
> >> master-devel, f20-devel, etc that store pending changes?
> >> Am I missing something really obvious here?
> >> --Andy
> > Actually I'd really love to see some possibility for private branches.
> > Now, it is possible to push whatever branch (take it literally) you have
> > in your local git repo into dist-git, but there is no way how to delete
> > it by myself.
> > For example, I am using branches to keep my .spec file aligned with
> > upstream development and I'd like to share it with other maintainers.
> > But this .spec file should never build in Rawhide unless it is approved
> > by FESCo.
> > Could you please add support for private branches? I.e. the branch which
> > starts by private- prefix could be pushed and deleted as well, non ff
> > commit should be allowed. Actually, better would be if only master, fxx
> > and elx are protected and others are unrestricted, but I am probably
> > asking too much.
> For private branches I'd rather see something along fas/branch.
> With the '/' separator you can glob refspecs, and using your fas as a
> prefix could enable automatic acls with less pain on the
> infrastructure side (eg. allow anyone to manage and own private
> branches at will).
> > Vít
> > --
> > devel mailing list
> > devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
> > https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel
> > Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct
> devel mailing list
> devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the devel