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From: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>
To: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.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 18:39:15 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200910013915.GD667601@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200909182617.GA14981@nand.local>

Taylor Blau wrote:
> 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 agree, that's good for people using GitGitGadget.  So if we're
focusing on individual contributors to Git, that may be enough (or
having the ability to run tests on their own machine may be even
better ;-)).

But a reviewer or maintainer cannot count on all contributors using
GitGitGadget.  Hence a bridge from patches sent on the mailing list to
git commits that a system like GitHub Actions can consume becomes
important.  Snowpatch is such a bridge.

In other words: this isn't about changing how tests are executed ---
it's about going from patches on list to git commits that can be
tested.

[...]
>> - formats: on-disk reverse idx
>
> As a heads up, I think that I am going to start working on (an
> alternative to) this myself,

Neat!  I look forward to seeing what you build.  (Is this related to
the bitmaps-using-midx-ordering work?)

Thanks,
Jonathan

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

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-10  2:48 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
2020-09-10  1:39       ` Jonathan Nieder [this message]
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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