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Re: Hosting repos that are not upstream



On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 11:42 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 11:37:28 -0400
> seth vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> wrote:
> 
> > what the purpose of hosting a non-upstream repo? For a fork of it?
> > That's kinda antithetical to fedora in general, isn't it?
> 
> 
> Collaboration between more than 1 or 2 people on a patch set to propose
> upstream.
> 
> That said, depending on the scm, fairly easy to clone an upstream, make
> initial changes, rsync to fedorapeople.  Other people can clone from
> that, owner can merge in changes from them, etc...  The only real thing
> missing is managing multiple people having write access.  Is that
> really a huge deal if each of these spinoffs have a commit master that
> pulls from people's changes and merges them into the repo?
> 

multiple people who are fedora contributors can easily have access to
the same repository on fedorapeople. All they have to do is setfacl
their dirs so all the committers are listed.


-sv



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