[Buildroot] [GIT PULL] For 2009.05-rc2

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Thu May 14 19:59:01 UTC 2009

>>>>> "Thiago" == Thiago A Corrêa <thiago.correa at gmail.com> writes:


 Thiago> Is there some way that we could stream line this? So far this
 Thiago> git move have done nothing than double or triple the amount
 Thiago> of work I need to do to submit.  After that I still need to
 Thiago> do the work that will actually bring the food on the table.

Well, it's a matter of viewpoint ofcourse - But to me it has made it
easier to work with. The extra review before commits are imho a good

You could enable the post-receive hook on your repo to get it to
automatically send patches to the list when you push changes to it
(see .git/hooks/post-receive.sample).

 Thiago> First one has to figure out git, then he has to setup
 Thiago> sendmail or ssmtp or procmail, whatever. Personally I don't
 Thiago> really like to leave my password in plain text in any
 Thiago> /etc/*.conf

True, all tools require some setup. I would expect most developer
machines to be able to send mail and/or have git installed already
though as lots of projects use it.

 Thiago> I think we should find a model that is easy and works for us,
 Thiago> not for the linux kernel with countless people, lots of
 Thiago> mailling lists and several subsystems with maintainers for
 Thiago> each.

What exactly isn't working for you? I can understand that it takes a
bit of time to learn git if you haven't used it before, but other than

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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