Git Migration: github with svn access

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Mon Aug 13 05:57:16 EDT 2012

On 13-08-12 11:33, reubano wrote:
> reubano wrote
>> On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 9:34 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at>
>> wrote:
>>> Reuben Cummings <reubano at> writes:
>>> Gnucash is following the Gnome patch submission practice. Gnome uses git,
>>> but not Github, and
>>> doesn't use pull requests (which are actually designed to work through
>>> email with, guess what, git
>>> format-patch). I hope that even after we migrate to git we'll continue
>>> with the same submission
>>> practice.
>> Is there any way both could work together? I've been reading a bit on
>> the shortcomings of GitHub PRs [1] and am curious if any combination
>> of git-request-pull [2], .patch URL [3], or patches-by-email [4] could
>> work.
>> [1]
>> [2]
>> [3] (Patch and
>> Apply section)
>> [4]
> I also just read about git-bz [1] (linked from the git wiki). It looks
> promising as well. If there was some way to integrate OAuth it seems like it
> could even be ideal. Thoughts?
> [1]
Git-bz does look useful to me. People that want to submit patches 
without having commit access can install this locally. At first sight it 
doesn't seem to create new bugs if the patch you wish to publish is not 
related to an existing bug. That may be a drawback.


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