[Numpy-discussion] Development workflow

Bruce Southey bsouthey@gmail....
Tue Oct 12 15:24:25 CDT 2010


  On 10/12/2010 01:55 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 6:51 AM, Vincent Davis<vincent@vincentdavis.net>  wrote:
>> Lots of good reading :) Just thought I'd put a plug in for the
>> contributor that may make only a few contributions and needs a simple
>> workflow to do so. It would be great if they could just..
>> make there own fork
>> clone the branch of interest
>> make changes
>> push to there own fork
>> request pull.
>>
>> I think part of the point of moving to git was to make these types of
>> contributions easier. Ideally there would be instructions here
>> http://www.numpy.org/
>>
> Matthew Brett has prepared a document with much of this in ready-to-digest form:
>
> http://github.com/matthew-brett/gitwash
>
> It's meant for easy inclusion in other projects (if they agree with
> the worfklow it presents), here it is for example rendered with the
> urls pointing to ipython repos:
>
> http://ipython.scipy.org/doc/nightly/html/development/gitwash/index.html
>
> Cheers,
>
> f
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Thanks.

This just appeared on LWN that gives a real appreciation for the work done:
Lessons from PostgreSQL's Git transition
http://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/409635/11a5197ddb2c46b8/

Bruce
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