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From:
David Golden
Date:
November 14, 2008 05:22
Subject:
Re: git workflow (was Re: git?)
Message ID:
5d4beb40811140522u7b6c1388k37b81a836b37242e@mail.gmail.com
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 5:04 AM, Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 04:59:08AM -0500, David Golden wrote:
>
>> Some thoughts:
>>
>> (1) pumpkings publish to their own individual repositories
>>
>> pro: low admin overhead
>> con: hard for the un-initiated to know which repository to clone to
>> participate on a particular branch
>
> Fail: With this, there is no way to have people set up automated smokers on
> (sometimes obscure) operating systems which the pumpkings don't have access
> to.
>
> Smoking on things like AIX, Win32, Tru64, HP/UX, VMS [please can we have VMS
> smokes again] would stall until whichever branch they pointed at was resynced.

Not necessarily Fail.  Decentralized doesn't have to mean
uncoordinated.  The "master" Perl repository can pull from pumpkings
on an automated basis. (e.g hourly cron job).

I'm not advocating it, just trying to get options out on the table for
discussion.

-- David

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