[Bf-committers] Migration to git and upgrade projects website

Jonathan Williamson jonathan at cgcookie.com
Tue Oct 15 16:32:55 CEST 2013

Very cool, Phabricator seems nice. I had never heard of it before.

Jonathan Williamson

On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Brecht Van Lommel <
brechtvanlommel at pandora.be> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm not sure what you mean by private git hosting, but we intend to
> host the git repository ourselves, same as we do for svn now. We
> generally want to host our own code and trackers, and not depend on
> other companies for this.
> On the practical side, Github has the advantage that it is easier for
> developers to fork the repository and submit pull requests, the
> barrier to entry would be somewhat lower. The big problem is that we
> can't customize it, if we run into a problem there is no way for us to
> solve it. For example, there is no way to customize the bug reporting
> page with instructions, upload .blend files, add custom fields, move
> reports to a different tracker or remove confidential data that was
> accidentally posted.
> With Phabricator you can optionally login with a Github, Google or
> Facebook account, so that maybe makes the barrier a bit lower already.
> Forking and sending a pull request from e.g. a private git repository
> on Github will be quite quick with the "arc" command line tool that
> comes with Phabricator, but I'd like to check if we can make it easy
> without that too.
> Brecht.
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 3:31 PM, Jonathan Williamson
> <jonathan at cgcookie.com> wrote:
> > Cheers! Sounds like you're looking at private GIT hosting? Any reason to
> > not simply use something like Github or Bitbucket? They include the full
> > tracker and make user management very easy.
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