Progress on GitHub and alternatives

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Sep 4 06:12:11 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-08-18 at 17:28 +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> G'Day,
> For the past while it has concerned me that we need a better review
> system and that we should have a mirror and be accepting 
> contributions
> via github. 
> To be clear, github isn't really a review system, but it has a 
> massive
> user community that we want to try to better connect with.
> The plan is to make every github pull request turn into a mail on the
> mailing list, so that we keep our mailing-list based workflow. 

> The URL for the official Samba Team repo is: 

I've done this now, and we have some test notification scripts sending mail to testlist.  
You can see how this looks at
It needs a lot of work to be really nice, but it is a start.  Pull
request on are
very, very welcome.
I'm also trying to get another tool working:
This will post patches to the list, but for now it times out trying to
clone the samba repo, so needs some love.
Andrew Bartlett-- 
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT

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