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Re: Google Summer of Code 2009; how to fork off the unionfs code base

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code 2009; how to fork off the unionfs code base
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 22:07:35 +0300


On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 7:55 PM,  <olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> wrote:
> On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 11:21:42PM +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
>> On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 11:45 PM,  <olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> wrote:
>> > On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 10:56:04PM +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
>> > The idea was to create new branches in the existing unionfs
>> > repository, rather than creating another repository.
>> Hm... I have a conceptual question, then: do I understand it right
>> that unionmount will become a kind of a child project of unionfs?
> Uhm, no... You are right of course: Creating a new branch in the unionfs
> repository is not really the right thing in the long run.
> As discussed on IRC, I believe that both unionfs and unionmount should
> ultimately live in different directories of the main Hurd repository.

I see... Thank you for the explanation.

> (I'm not sure why unionfs was put on hurdextras in the first place --
> there seems to be no problem with copyright assignments, so it can be
> included in the main repository just fine...)

I'm afraid Thomas could be against moving unionfs (and unionmount,
probably, too) into the main repository...

>> And another one (not conceptual already): does having a Savannah
>> account suffice to create a new branch in the existing unionfs
>> repository?
> Having a Savannah account doesn't suffice for that; but having write
> permissions on the Hurd repositories does. You should have gotten that
> last summer...

Great :-) And yep, Thomas granted me write permission last
summer. Thanks for the information :-)


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