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Re: [PATCHES] WITH RECURSIVE updated to CVS TIP

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Aidan Van Dyk <aidan(at)highrise(dot)ca>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>, y-asaba(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp,postgres(at)cybertec(dot)at, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] WITH RECURSIVE updated to CVS TIP
Date: 2008-07-10 00:06:19
Message-ID: 20080710000619.GK17383@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 04:43:27PM -0400, Aidan Van Dyk wrote:
> * David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> [080709 14:45]:
> > On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 09:28:34PM -0400, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>  
> > > In fact, I fail to see the point of you providing the repo if
> > > the upstream guys are apparently not using it ...
> > 
> > It's *very* early days to be dismissing git entirely.  We don't
> > have auths fixed up yet, and I contend that that's because the
> > people who have sudo on the git machine are unwilling to create
> > git-shell accounts for people who need them.
> 
> I don't think that was intended to dismiss git entirely, but only
> question what the point of this particular git repo/branch is for:
> http://git.postgresql.org/?p=~davidfetter/postgresql/.git;a=shortlog;h=with_recursive
> 
> Is it just to provide an alternative way to fetch the patch?  I
> would have thought that anybody who can compile PostgreSQL from
> source can apply a patch (if the patch available and applies
> cleanly).
> 
> The with_recursive branch doesn't seem to provide any of the nice
> goodies that git could provide (i.e.  patch history, merge
> corresponding to various versions so you can easily see what
> changed, etc)

I'm really new to this git thing, but I now have access to create
git-shell accounts, etc. on git.postgresql.org.  Any ideas you can
offer on how better to handle this would really help me. :)

Cheers,
David.
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