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From Anthony Baker <aba...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: Gitbox enables the full GitHub workflow
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:56:54 GMT
+1

> On Aug 8, 2017, at 12:46 PM, Mark Bretl <asf.mbretl@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> +1 for Gitbox
> 
> I have been watching threads on INFRA list and been waiting to see when a
> good time would be to introduce the idea to the community. The Gitbox
> project has been going since the end of 2016 and looks as though it might
> be ready now as INFRA has begun moving some of their repositories to
> GitHub. We still need to 'apply' by submitting a ticket to INFRA and wait
> for approval, INFRA could still deny the move.
> 
> Advantages:
> - GitHub PRs are fully functional (something which stopped us earlier)
> - Provides ability to align committer and non-committer workflows
> - Removing mirror from Git at Apache to GitHub and thus removing delay in
> sync
> 
> Disadvantages:
> - Permission mapping is configured on id.apache.org (need to set GitHub ID)
> 
> I can't think of many disadvantages to moving to GitBox.
> 
> --Mark
> 
> 
> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Dan Smith <dsmith@pivotal.io> wrote:
> 
>> I'm in favor of switching to gitbox. We're already getting pretty much all
>> contributions from non-committers coming in as pull requests so we might as
>> well make it easier for us to manage things in github.
>> 
>> -Dan
>> 
>> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Kirk Lund <klund@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> One thing that's given me trouble is that the mirroring of ASF git (for
>>> Apache Geode) to github can have a lengthy delay. In other words, after I
>>> commit to ASF git, it's not uncommon for my commit to not show up in the
>>> GitHub mirror right away and I've seen this delay take an hour.
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:09 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi!
>>>> 
>>>> it has just come to my attention that Gitbox at ASF
>>>> has been enabling full GitHub workflow (with being
>>>> able to click Merge this PR button, etc.) for quite
>>>> some time.
>>>> 
>>>> This basically allows a project to have GH as a R/W
>>>> repo as opposed to R/O mirror of what we all currnently
>>>> have: https://gitbox.apache.org/repos/asf
>>>> 
>>>> Personally I'm not sure I like GH workflow all that much,
>>>> but if there's interest -- you can opt-in into Gitbox. Once
>>>> you do -- your source of truth moves to GH. You can't
>>>> have it both ways with git-wip-us.apache.org and Gitbox.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Roman.
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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