Move code to GitHub?

Move code to GitHub?

Postby bigwave » 14.01.2017, 13:00

Hi,

Was just wondering if there is any possibility of moving the code base to Git Hub (or any other git based repository)?

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Re: Move code to GitHub?

Postby WSUSUpdateAdmin » 17.01.2017, 16:10

Hi!

Why? ;)

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Re: Move code to GitHub?

Postby bigwave » 19.01.2017, 23:35

WSUSUpdateAdmin wrote:Hi!

Why? ;)

Cheers,
Torsten


Making it easier for other people to propose code changes was the reason I suggested this (and I probably should have put that in the original post!)

But other thoughts are:
* Better visibility of the code/project to the wider development/IT community?
* You don't have to maintain Trac anymore?

And I've had nasty experiences of SVN at work :-)

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Re: Move code to GitHub?

Postby WSUSUpdateAdmin » 23.01.2017, 14:52

Hi.

Well, I've no problems using SVN at all, but that's not the point.

What I dislike is the idea that the code base is hosted wherever in the cloud, I don't know who the admins are and how many people are able to manipulate the sources.

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Re: Move code to GitHub?

Postby kb0000001 » 23.05.2017, 07:26

Hi Torsten, thanks for your work on WSUSOfflineUpdater, I plan to use it to build an offline gaming/audio work Windows 7 rig. Everything works well so far but I wish it was easier to send basic patches (suggested a solution in viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5712), SVN make it really cumbersome and a distributed VCS such as git really makes things easier to collaborate.

WSUSUpdateAdmin wrote:What I dislike is the idea that the code base is hosted wherever in the cloud, I don't know who the admins are and how many people are able to manipulate the sources.


Well git (the CVS, not to be confused with github the website) uses SHA hashes for integrity checks to prevent corruption/sneaky modifications. If you are worried about possible attacks on SHA it also supports GPG signing https://help.github.com/articles/signin ... using-gpg/ which is as good as you can get for an anti-tampering protection.

Hope you will reconsider. There are other free git hosting services such as https://gitlab.com https://framagit.org/ https://bitbucket.org/ ...if you don't trust/like github.com, or you can self-host gitlab or another open source VCS on your server (https://github.com/kickball/awesome-sel ... management - gitlab and gogs are decent solutions). I'm also interested in having a look/cleaning up the linux shell scripts but email patches/no bug tracker makes it really cumbersome.

Note that you can use git in the same way as SVN (edit files, add, commit, push)

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