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Re: github mirror of lilypond?

From: Erlend Aasland
Subject: Re: github mirror of lilypond?
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:42:43 +0000

> On 19 Jan 2020, at 08:41, Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 7:21 AM Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> As it stands, GitLab would probably be a more viable candidate to
>>> look at than GitHub.
>> I agree.  IMHO, the main repository should stay at Savannah, though.
> I strongly disagree with this.

I do too.

> If we are serious about code review (and it seems that we are), the
> code review has to be integrated with the git hosting system. With the
> current setup, there needs to be infrastructure that takes a patch for
> review, applies it to source tree, runs tests, and then reports back.
> On submission, something has to apply the patch, and push the result
> to the git master branch.



> I don't how this done today with LilyPond (manually?). Doing this
> manually is tedious and error-prone busywork. If it is automated, it
> requires infrastructure that needs maintenance, and we have too few
> developers anyway.
> Also, in practice, if you visit the lilypond website, or its savannah
> page, one cannot find the in-progress patches that others are working
> on and you cannot find its bug reports.  By contrast, with Gerrit or
> Github, you could go to
> or
> and see what is happening with the project.
> --
> Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden -

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