[virt-tools-list] virt-manager mirror on github, eventually transition?

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Thu Sep 3 17:29:01 UTC 2015

On 05/21/2015 08:48 PM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> Hey all,
> I set up a virt-manager mirror on github:
> https://github.com/virt-manager/virt-manager
> Right now it's just updated from the fedorahosted repo using a cron script, so
> it's just a readonly mirror.
> However I'd like to fully transition to using github for source hosting in the
> near term. Reasons being:
> 1) github is way faster than fedorahosted
> 2) the network effect is real, I'm quite certain it will generate
> contributions we wouldn't have otherwise received
> 3) there's tons of valuable services built around github, like travis-ci
> I figure bug tracking will stay in bugzilla, though maybe we keep github
> issues enabled to give people an easier way to report small bugs. Anything
> that can't be fixed basically on demand we ask the reporter to file it in
> bugzilla. Probably needs some experimentation
> pull-requests can't be disabled on github, but I think it's okay to handle
> them in a similar way: if someone submits a small patch, then one of the other
> maintainers can just merge it. but if it's anything non-trival, close the pull
> request and ask they submit it to the mailing list.

I've closed off the fedorahosted repo and updated all the docs to point to the
new github repo, so the transition is complete now. All the above still
applies. Please update your local git copies to point to github now


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