[Chicago] DVCS Workflows?

Lukasz Szybalski szybalski at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 02:55:22 CET 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:43 AM, James Snyder <jbsnyder at fanplastic.org> wrote:
> Yeah, unfortunately, the following isn't working for me as of late:
> from __future__ import teleporter
> In all seriousness though, there are some interesting things in the notes
> there like gitjour, which I'll have to check out.  Also GitHub is quite
> nice, especially being free for open source projects.  Are they doing video
> postings of these talks?
> Speaking of social/collaboration aspects to DVCS use, bzr does have a major
> thing going for it for open source projects in launchpad.net.

Speaking of launchpad.....

1. How to convert your svn repo to bzr (sourceforge or google code or other...)
2. How to use bzr
3. how to register with launchpad
(https://launchpad.net/projects/+new) and upload a project. (they use
4. Sync your bug tracking with trac or bugzilla at a different location...etc...

check out sample code:


> especially the case if you're interested in using it to work on things that
> you'll end up rolling up as debian/ubuntu packages, but there are some
> multiplatform projects there as well.  I suppose the bug tracking and
> planning features work well there too, since Canonical is using them to
> manage bugs for Ubuntu.
> The one thing that has seriously irritated me about bzr with svn is that
> it's a huge pain to compile bzr-svn on OS X (yes, I know there are packages,
> but they're built for Apple's python, and my default interpreter is an
> additional install of python.). Building the dependencies and installing
> them from scratch never seems to work for me.
> On Nov 18, 2008, at 7:46 AM, Carl Karsten wrote:
> too bad you aren't in Oakland CA today:
> http://devsummit08.aspirationtech.org/index.php/The_Wonders_of_Git
> """
> in the words of Evan Henshaw Plath, Git has "made forking projects
> manageable"
> GitHub have been able to easily layer social networking on top to track
> connections between contributors.
> coding as a social process
> """
> Carl K
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