[grisbi-devel] Github mirror

Ludovic Rousseau ludovic.rousseau at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 09:05:37 CEST 2014


2014-04-10 0:23 GMT+02:00 Rémi Cardona <remi at gentoo.org>:
> Hi all,

Hello,

> I'm happy to announce I have finished setting up a mirror of the main
> grisbi (code) git repository over on Github. This is a manually updated
> mirror of the official repository that is still hosted on SourceForge.
>
> https://github.com/grisbi/grisbi
>
> The update procedure consists of:
>  - "git clone --mirror" of the SF repository,
>  - "git remote update" to fetch new commits/tags/branches from SF,
>  - "git push" (in mirror mode) to update all references on Github.
>
> I will most likely set up a cronjob on my server to have it run every
> hour or so.
>
> Now as to why I created this:
>  - to gain (some) visibility on a popular website,
>  - to hopefully gain new users and new contributors using Github's
> now-ubiquitous tools: one-click forks and pull requests (though for now
> we *will* have to merge/cherry-pick Github contributions manually)
>  - in the past couple of days, I have been sorely disappointed with
> SourceForge's utterly broken code browser. So the Github mirror will
> also serve as a convenient browsing tool.

If SourceForge is not usable for git why not just move to github as
the official git repository?
The project can continue using sourceforge for distributing archives.

Bye

-- 
 Dr. Ludovic Rousseau


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