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From: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
To: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
Cc: Christian Couder <christian.couder@gmail.com>,
	Jeff King <peff@peff.net>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>,
	Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: Git in Outreachy?
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2020 14:26:17 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200909182617.GA14981@nand.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200903060041.GH4035286@google.com>

Hi Jonathan,

Thanks for suggesting a great list of ideas. I don't have strong
opinions on most of the above, so I'll save you a bunch of 'ack's and
just talk about the ones that I do:

On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 11:00:41PM -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> I think setting up something like snowpatch[*] to run CI on patches
> that have hit the mailing list but not yet hit "seen" might be a good
> project for an interested applicant (and I'd be interested in
> co-mentoring if we find a taker).

To be honest, I'm not crazy about this one. We already have a system
in place that works well (GitHub Actions) that allows people to run CI
on their patches automatically at no cost.

I'm not saying that we shouldn't have another because of sticking to one
provider or another, but there has been a reasonable amount of churn
there, and what's in-tree now seems to be working quite well.

The goal of providing CI easily to new contributors should be to make it
as *easy* as possible to test their patches, and adding an additional
decision (i.e., "should I use GitHub Actions, or Snowpatch?") seems
counter-intuitive.

> - formats: on-disk reverse idx

As a heads up, I think that I am going to start working on (an
alternative to) this myself, so it may be worth pushing future Outreachy
interns in a different direction.

> Jonathan
>
> [*] https://github.com/ruscur/snowpatch

Thanks,
Taylor

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-09 18:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-28  6:56 Jeff King
2020-08-31  6:55 ` Christian Couder
2020-09-03  6:00   ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-09-04 14:14     ` Philip Oakley
2020-09-07 18:49       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-16 15:16         ` Philip Oakley
2020-09-16 18:43           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-17 14:42             ` Philip Oakley
2020-09-09 18:26     ` Taylor Blau [this message]
2020-09-10  1:39       ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-09-10  2:19         ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-16  9:12     ` Christian Couder
2020-09-16  6:42   ` Christian Couder
2020-08-31 17:41 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-31 18:05 ` Emily Shaffer
2020-09-01 12:51   ` Jeff King
2020-09-03  5:41     ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 17:35       ` Jeff King
2020-09-15 17:55         ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-09-15 18:02           ` Jeff King
2020-09-19  8:12         ` Christian Couder
2020-09-19 15:10           ` Phillip Wood
2020-09-16  8:45     ` Christian Couder
2020-09-02  4:00 ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-16  9:01   ` Christian Couder
2020-09-16  9:45     ` Phillip Wood
2020-09-17  9:43     ` Christian Couder
2020-09-17 10:14       ` Phillip Wood
2020-09-18  8:37         ` Christian Couder
2020-09-17 15:34       ` Elijah Newren
2020-09-18  8:42         ` Christian Couder
2020-09-27 16:59     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-09-27 21:16       ` Christian Couder
2020-10-29 10:13         ` Christian Couder
2020-09-06 18:56 ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-09-07 18:55   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-16  9:35     ` Christian Couder
2020-09-16 20:27       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-19  7:40         ` Christian Couder
2020-09-20 15:06           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-20 16:31   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-09-21  4:22     ` Christian Couder
2020-09-21  7:59       ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-09-21 20:56       ` Shourya Shukla

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