Git Migration: github with svn access

reubano reubano at
Sat Aug 11 03:17:33 EDT 2012

Christian Stimming-4 wrote
> Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2012, 19:04:10 schrieb Andy Clayton:
>> > If I have some time during the next days, I'll look into porting the
>> > SVN-
>> > dependencies in our build scripts to using git. Also, I don't think
>> it's
>> > necessary to distinguish tags that should trigger a build from those
>> > which don't - we can just as well have *each* tag trigger a rebuild on
>> > its own. The build server "just" needs a list of tag and SHA1.
>> Is the switch to git stuck on 1) the sed crash on windows after adding
>> git and then 2) porting the build scripts?
> Yes, both.
> The porting of the build scripts is a task that I thought I could look
> into, 
> but don't have had time for it so far.
> The sed crash indicates a conflict of msys-git's msys environment with the 
> build server's main msys environment. Maybe we can live with that by
> calling 
> git by its absolute path so that its msys DLLs are not in PATH, but I
> haven't 
> checked this further.
> Regards,
> Christian

I'm glad you guys have migrated to Git/GitHub. I definitely think this will
open up the doors for new contributors (myself included). I know full GitHub
integration will take time, but can someone comment on the time-frame for
this, i.e. being able to fork the gnucash repo and submit pull requests from
within GitHub? 

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