[Buildroot] Write Access to buildroot?
ulf.samuelsson at atmel.com
Fri Jul 24 09:19:36 UTC 2009
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 10:43:06AM +0200, Ulf Samuelsson wrote:
>> > http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2009-March/026875.html
>> > and
>> > http://buildroot.net/git.html
>> Have not been active for a while and have about 3000 unread emails.
>> Seems to me that there a multiple people with write access
>> from the git commit mails, How come?
> That's just the git post-commit hook that takes the original author as
> sender address of the email. That always happens when Peter picks a
> patch and commits it to his tree.
>> Personally, I think it would make sense to have
>> a development git with personal branches with write access.
>> This would complement any personal git's and would allow
>> easier testing with other people's patches.
> The thing about git and other distributed SCMs is: everbody has write
> access. To his local copy. You can than push your tree to an publically
> accesible external tree and share your personal patches with others.
That is the problem, buildroot does not provide a "publically accesible
Why rely on github.com mentioned below which people won't find on their own?
If the development tree is within buildroot, then people are more likely to
> Or do the same thing by sending a thread of patches, if you don't want
> to share your patches among others before they're ready for the master
>> The main tree, used for the release
>> could then pull changes from both the development tree
>> and the personal tree's.
> This is basicaly exactly the same thing than having your own repository,
> with the difference that the admins of ublibc.org won't have to fiddle
> with user permissions.
The difference is that the development tree is shared.
>> Is there a list of maintainers?
>> The target/device/Atmel tree will need to be updated due to the
>> The target/linux tree is also in need of maintenance.
> That's exactly why you want to have distributed repositories. You simply
> don't have to care about all that. Once you tested the patches in your
> tree for long enough, simply send in a pull request, and they will end
> up in the master branch.
> There a multiple free git hosting services out there, for example
Thanks for the link.
> Hope that helps :)
Ulf Samuelsson ulf at atmel.com
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