[Pharo-dev] git feature request

Esteban Lorenzano estebanlm at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 10:42:51 EDT 2016


This flow is taken into account in the new iceberg... I cannot go into details because I'm still on holidays (and no internet) until Monday... And Nico is also taking some days. 
Anyway, yes... We had this flow in mind (and others, of course) when we worked in the use cases we want to support.


> On 22 Jul 2016, at 15:14, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Peter Uhnak <i.uhnak at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:55:46AM +0800, Ben Coman wrote:
>>> I'm not sure what the roadmap is for git integration, but just a use case
>>> that occurs to me while I work "a bit with git" for the first time from
>>> Pharo.
>>> I install a project via a Baseline from git and makes a small improvement.
>>> What is the easiest way to contribute back?  I can't push back to the
>>> personal repo I downloaded from, so the easiest thing would be a single
>>> menu item to:
>>> 1. Fork original repository
>>> 2. Push current in-Image code to a new branch in that fork.
>>> Maybe even...
>>> 3. Issue a pull request to the original repository.
>> This is indeed the idiomatic way to contribute on GitHub.
>> 1. fork
>> 2. install _your fork_ with gitfiletree/remote git repo
>> 3. make an improvement (you can use master branch, since it's your repo, but that's a detail)
>> 4. issue a pull request
> That is how you do it if you *already* know you want to be contribute
> to an application or package. But what if I was just planning to *use*
> an application or package, only later I ended up tracing down a bug to
> that application and fixed it.  What is the *easiest* for me to push
> to my personal github account from where I make the Pull Request.
> Something like this [1] from within Pharo (disclaimer, I've not
> performed these action before, I had to hunt a bit to find it as an
> example)...
> [1] https://gist.github.com/jagregory/710671
>> Maybe IceBerg (https://github.com/npasserini/iceberg) could have some nice interface for this eventually.
> Thanks for the link.  This will be interesting to watch.
> cheers -ben

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