Fwd: OpenJdk Mirror for Github

Stanislav Baiduzhyi sbaiduzh at redhat.com
Tue Jul 28 12:19:00 UTC 2015

Hi Dalibor,

Thanx for joining the conversation!
I'm not a huge fan of github so will not protect it, but got couple of 

On 27/07/15 20:11, dalibor topic wrote:
> OpenJDK does not work with pull requests, so mirroring does not really
> seem to provide long term, practical benefits.

Other than the process was established long long before github/bitbucket 
got usable, are there any strong reasons not to work with pull requests?

> For a spirited discussion of some of the problems one may have with
> using GitHub pull requests without also subscribing to a GitHub-specific
> workflow, please refer to the comments from Linus Torvalds, the creator
> of Git in this thread: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/pull/17 .

But that was about linux kernel development, from quite a stubborn 
person (who even wrote his own vcs for his own needs!). Are there some 
specific things required by openjdk development that are missing on 
github or bitbucket?


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