[coreboot] RFC: a "forge" for our various subprojects

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Wed Feb 25 17:22:24 CET 2009

On Wed, 25 Feb 2009 14:52:29 +0100, Patrick Georgi
<patrick.georgi at coresystems.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I installed an instance of Indefero (www.indefero.net), a *forge or
> googlecode alike, with most of our projects at
> http://www.coresystems.de/~patrick/indefero/.
> It's a purely experimental setup, but I'd like some feedback on what's
> good
> and what isn't, for our use.
> The reasons for this experiment are:
>  - lack of acceptance of our trac install
>  - imho better usability than trac
>  - a more formalized notion of "projects", with
>    issue tracker, code browser, download area,
>    documentation, developers.
>  - out of the box support for svn and git, with
>    hg around the corner and support for multiple
>    SCMs in the design.
> If you miss a project in the list, tell me, we can (probably) add it.
> Libpayload unfortunately doesn't have its own repository, which seems to
> be
> a requirement for svn-based projects - hence "probably". The developer of
> the software seems to be quite responsive to requests and bug reports, so
> it might be possible to overcome such problems.
> I'm open to any result (use it, don't use it, wait until scenario $x is
> better supported, ...), but if it is decided that we want to use this
> tool,
> we could put it at a subdomain (code.coreboot.org or whatever), either
> with
> the data migrated or a fresh start (depends on how much test "junk" ends
> up
> in the database).

It looks good, but you can't browse and see the source code (on the web
page) like trac. I like that feature.
Joseph Smith

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