[CentOS-devel] Upstream for dist-git [RFC]

Mon Apr 27 15:02:53 UTC 2015
Brian Stinson <brian at bstinson.com>

On Apr 27 10:43, Miroslav Suchý wrote:
> Hi,
> Adam Samalík took dist-git files from fedora-infra ansible.git. He separated what belongs to dist-git itself and what is
> Fedora specific and with cooperation of Dan Mach and Palo Babincak he created upstream for dist-git:
>   https://github.com/release-engineering/dist-git
> This is Fedora version of dist-git and already have passed first round of comments in fedora-infra.
> The changes from ansible.git version are described here:
>   https://github.com/release-engineering/dist-git/blob/master/changes.txt
> and he extracted some code to be configuration driven:
>   https://github.com/release-engineering/dist-git/blob/master/configs/dist-git/dist-git.conf
> I know that CentOS is one of the user of dist-git.
> It would be nice if you can contribute your changes to dist-git to this upstream and eventually use dist-git rpm package
> - it passed through package review in Fedora just now.
> Future plans:
>  1) Listen to your initial feedback and do alternations according to your feedback.
>  2) Change Fedora dist-git server to use this package.
> ....
>  5) Enjoy the benefits of common upstream.
> -- 
> Miroslav Suchy, RHCA
> Red Hat, Senior Software Engineer, #brno, #devexp, #fedora-buildsys
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This is great! I'll look to see if any of our work is upstreamable. Our
"dist-git" is similar in idea to other implementations, but we have a
few differences (most notably the package layout in git itself, and the
directory structure for the lookaside). 

Thanks for the link!


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