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Re: Google Summer of Code 2009; how to fork off the unionfs code base

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code 2009; how to fork off the unionfs code base
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 22:56:04 +0300

> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 09:25:54PM +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 1:42 AM, Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge@gnu.org> wrote:
>> > <http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/unionfs.git/> -- but please do not 
>> > yet
>> > push changes there.
> I see no reason to any longer hold off with pushing changes into this
> particular repository.  However, this doesn't mean that it's also true
> for the other Hurd repositories (which I might still decide to
> re-convert).

OK, thank you for the information. I'll keep that in mind.

>> I beg my pardon for a bit of a silly question: if I want to fork
>> unionfs from this repository, should I use git clone, git checkout or
>> git fetch to get the source files from the repository you
>> created?.. And, unfourtunately, I'm rather at a loss as to what should
>> come next...
> Here's what one'd do if going with my suggestions from
> <http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/rules/source_repositories.html>:
>    $ git clone --no-checkout 
> ssh://git.savannah.gnu.org/srv/git/hurd/unionfs.git
>    $ cd unionfs/
>    $ git checkout -b TAG origin/master
>    $ ...
>    $ git push TAG
> TAG would either be master-scolobb, or master-scolobb-FEATURE1, or
> master-scolobb-gsoc2009, or master-scolobb-gsoc2009-FEATURE1, or simply
> master-FEATURE1, or...

Thanks a lot! I'll try that shortly.

>> FYI, I want to create a new repository at github...
> Of course you're free to do that, but why not simply use the Savannah
> repository?

Oh, I was thinking of that, but I don't really have Savannah
experience. I have a Savannah account, is that enough to create this
new repository?.. And, also, creating a Savannah repository for
unionmount will mean another series of questions regarding this
matter... Are you ready to stand another couple of these? ;-)


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