[Twisted-Python] git repo maintenance

David Reid dreid at dreid.org
Mon Oct 22 14:30:52 EDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Duncan McGreggor <
oubiwann at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Duncan McGreggor
> <oubiwann at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > At the sprint today, Glyph mentioned that the github repo hasn't been
> > updated recently and needs someone to maintain it regularly. He also
> > mentioned that pull requests would be accepted from github, at which
> point
> > I immediately volunteered to keep the repo up to date :-) (I can't bear
> > using svn anymore...)
> >
> > I'll be putting things in place (infrastructure, scripts, etc.) to
> assist me
> > with this, so let me know if you have any concerns, questions, ideas,
> etc.
> So, I've got a git repo set up for trunk of svn, and for the life of
> me, I can't merge it with the git repo on github.
> As such, my desire is to do a force push. *However* this would break
> github forks that everyone has made so far, based on twisted/twisted
> (the complete list is here:
> https://github.com/twisted/twisted/network/members).

Based on https://github.com/twisted/twisted/network

(That graph indicates that no one has actually done any substantial work
based on the old repository.)

I'm inclined to say do it.

I'm a little concerned about how you ended up with a thing that which
wasn't mergeable?  Could we start by you documenting how you created this

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