RFR: GIT Package VCS

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Wed Jun 6 14:35:35 UTC 2007

Jeremy Katz wrote:
> Right.  I really don't think we want to just take our current system,
> switch out CVS, and end up with all of the same workflows.  The change
> should be more about how do we improve workflows.  That means thinking
> about things like:
> * How do we make it easier for a maintainer to rebase their package to a
> newer upstream?
> * How do we make it easier for a maintainer to develop, test, and create
> a patch to fix a problem that's being experienced in Fedora?
> * How do we make it easy to send these patches to the upstream of the
> project being worked on?
> * How do we enable downstreams to take our bits, track them and make
> changes as they need/want?
> * How do we better enable a user who has a problem with something we
> ship to be able to fix it themselves and get the fix back to us?

 * How do we do all that while keeping it simple :)

Well, I guess now we can all start thinking about it.  Source Control is 
supposed to be a tool to empower developers, lets make sure that what we 
end up with is just that.


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