Fwd: OpenJdk Mirror for Github

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 12:33:45 UTC 2015

There's lots of OpenJDK process that GitHub / BitBucket don't support which
is why we're experimenting with Betterev to see what it would take to
provide an OpenJDK workflow with Pull Requests.  Betterrev is more of a
thought experiment than an actual solution BTW.


On 28 July 2015 at 13:19, Stanislav Baiduzhyi <sbaiduzh at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi Dalibor,
> Thanx for joining the conversation!
> I'm not a huge fan of github so will not protect it, but got couple of
> questions:
> 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?
> --
> Regards,
>     Stas

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