From: Pratyush Yadav <email@example.com> To: Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com, Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> Subject: Re: [PATCH] git-gui: Call do_quit before destroying the main window Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2019 02:33:42 +0530 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> On 8/7/19 11:20 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Pratyush Yadav <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> So if I fork the project, will you pull from my fork? If yes, what >> exactly would I have to do? Make a set of changes and then ask on the >> list for you to pull from my fork? >> >> I am a relatively inexperienced programmer, and it feels like a kinda >> big responsibility that I'm not sure I am ready for. But maybe you can >> look at the changes from a high level POV before pulling, so there is >> someone sanity checking my changes. > > This patch as a one-off thing may not be too bad, as it already had > exposure to the list (and there probably are more people scanning it > than it would have been if you silently made a pull request on > GitHub, because they saw messages from me in this thread). I think you misunderstood me. I do not mean to create a GitHub pull request, because as you say, no one other than me and you will look at it. What I meant was that I can pile up a bunch of commits, and send them on this list here for you to merge. I can explain those changes in the cover letter, so people not very familiar with git-gui or Tcl/Tk can still get a general idea of what's happening. > BUT. > > If I make it a habit to pull git-gui stuff from random people who > are not committed to and/or feel experienced enough for working on > git-gui, the result would be even worse than taking patches on > git-gui directly from the list. At least a patch on the list I can > see how others react (or not react). On the other hand, I do not > know how to interpret lack of comments from others on GitHub pull > request---perhaps nobody thought it was a good change, perhaps > nobody is paying attention to it, or what other possibilities there > are. > > So,... quite honestly, I'd rather not. > I'm not sure what the bottom line is for what you say. Does this mean that you'd rather not merge patches about git-gui at all, and if I want to improve something, I should just run my own fork (at least until someone steps up to maintain it)? Or does this mean that you'd prefer me to send patches here on this list, and you'd look at them and merge them? Or is it something else? And again, to make it clear, I do not intend to use GitHub pull requests at all. What I meant by "pull from me" was just that you pull (maybe fetch is the right word?) changes from my fork and merge them in your tree. But as you said, you'd rather not. -- Regards, Pratyush Yadav
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2019-08-07 21:03 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-08-04 14:39 Pratyush Yadav 2019-08-06 15:52 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-08-06 18:22 ` Junio C Hamano 2019-08-06 19:04 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-08-07 5:21 ` Junio C Hamano 2019-08-07 17:41 ` Junio C Hamano 2019-08-07 17:50 ` Junio C Hamano 2019-08-07 21:03 ` Pratyush Yadav [this message] 2019-08-07 21:53 ` Junio C Hamano 2019-08-09 14:42 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-08-09 20:03 ` Junio C Hamano 2019-08-13 13:40 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-08-13 17:30 ` Junio C Hamano
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