Git migration - github vs

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Nov 9 09:38:43 EST 2012

Ngewi Fet <ngewif at> writes:

> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
>     John Ralls <jralls at> writes:
>     > Why can't we set up commit hooks on each that immediately push to the
>     > other? Yes, there's a small chance of a conflict if two people push
>     > changes of the same file to each repository at the same moment, but
>     > the team is so small that that likelihood is infinitesimal.
>     My main concern is that winds up with changes that
>     weren't pushed by an 'authorized' developer.
> My knowledge on these matters may be limited, but I was just wondering:
> if Gnucash is setup as an organization on Github and the core devs have 
> access to this repo, then nothing would ever get into it which was not pushed
> or merged by a core dev right? So the sync b/w GitHub and
> would only deal with commits from core devs. 
> So how would the scenario you describe occur?

For example, if someone breaks into github.. again?  (Yes, it has been
done before).  I'd rather be in control of my own destiny rather than
depending on some other organization.

I understand that with git it is much harder to manipulate the sources
than with something like SVN or CVS, but I'd still rather limit the

> Cheers,
> Ngewi


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