Re: Claiming the "debian" account on GitHub ? [and 1 more messages]
]] Joey Hess
> Alessandro Ghedini wrote:
> > If anything it may be nice to mirror some "important" Debian software (say
> > dpkg, debhelper, lintian, ...) on GitHub like the Apache Foundation does 
> > (also see ).
> > AFAIK those mirrors are completely automated and would allow GitHub users to
> > follow the development of a few interesting Debian projects.
> In my experience this leads to a raft of badly formed pull requests that
> I cannot triage while offline (see Linus's rant about no diffs) and that
> I have to pull up a bloated web app over https over a modem to look
The pull requests show up as branches in your remote repository, so you
can pull them using the normal git tools. No diffs in the pull request
email itself though. I guess that's something github might be convinced
to add if somebody asks.
> as well as random forks, none of which are communicated to me, and
> within some of which there might be value, but hunting it out is
> unlikely to be a good use of my time; as well as a crappy BTS (that can
> at least be disabled).
Yeah, the random forks is quite annoying.
Tollef Fog Heen
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