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Re: Packaging on GitHub ?

On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 09:11:40PM -0400, Jon Bernard wrote:
> I believe a Github pull-request must reference a commit within Github itself.
> You could still file an issue linking to an external repository, but I suspect
> they're encouraging you to use Github for packaging so they can leverage all of
> the utilities that Github provides. You could always use Alioth as the primary
> repository and keep an updated mirror on Github just for this sort of thing.

I do that occasionally; for example if I want to use github to submit a merge
request to an upstream repo who use it.

I wonder whether it would be valuable to have something auto-mirror stuff from
git.debian.org to a debian github account? Perhaps opt in/opt out rather than
every repository.

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