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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Gerrit over gitolite? was: Git Tasks
Date Sun, 28 Nov 2010 11:41:36 GMT
As an old git guy, I'd also suggest to use gerrit over gitolite.

pro: better tested, more functionality
con: uses jgit (pure java impl of git) which is always a tick behind the nativ impl. But all
the basic things work really well.


--- On Sun, 11/28/10, Thomas Koch <thomas@koch.ro> wrote:

> From: Thomas Koch <thomas@koch.ro>
> Subject: Gerrit over gitolite? was: Git Tasks
> To: infrastructure-dev@apache.org, "Paul Davis" <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>,
"Paul Querna" <paul@querna.org>, "Jukka Zitting" <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>
> Date: Sunday, November 28, 2010, 7:59 AM
> Paul Davis:
> > I can start by trying to get some of these tasks
> working locally, but
> > is there a place I should be working on ASF servers as
> I go through
> > these tasks? The bits dealing with Gitolite might be
> better with a
> > public instance to work with.
> Hi,
> the messages about GIT on this list gave me the impression,
> that official 
> apache people would start working on it so that I as an
> outsider wouldn't need 
> to worry about it. - This was a misunderstanding on my
> side, I assume.
> I started to learn Gerrit and wrote a message proposing
> it[1]. However nobody 
> responded to it.
> I'd strongly suggest evaluating gerrit before too much
> effort is spend with 
> gitolite. AFAIK gitolite does support only the most basic
> needs of the ASF 
> while gerrit may be a turn-key ready solution.
> I offered my help in the mentioned email, but I hesitated
> to continue working 
> on the task without any answer.
> [1] 11/4 "Use Gerrit? was: Full support for Git at Apache,
> a dangerously 
> indigo plan." http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-infrastructure-
> dev/201011.mbox/%3C201011041001.45223.thomas@koch.ro%3E
> Best regards,
> Thomas Koch, http://www.koch.ro


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