[oe] OEDEM: Summary of 'OE and Poky', 'Hosting', 'Bugtracker'
stefan at datenfreihafen.org
Tue Nov 10 16:14:12 CET 2009
On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 15:50, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 10.11.2009, 14:27 +0100 schrieb Stefan Schmidt:
> > On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 14:07, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> > >
> > > We will do changes on the git layout, e.g. org.oe.dev is becoming
> > > 'master'
> > > and user branches will live in a seperate repository.
> > While I can understand the former I can't see the reason for the later. Can you
> > explain why that was decided?
> The major two reasons were clarity and access control.
> Clarity: Reducing the number of branches in the main tree to master and
> a bunch of topic-branches was perceived as a good thing.
> Access control: Having user branches in a dedicated tree means we can
> give more users commit access so that they can prepare branches we can
> pull. This might lead to (IMHO much appreciated) improvements in the
> development model towards a pull model.
But why the hassle of administrate an own git repo service for this? I always
thought OE was small on admin power.
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