[Bitcoin-development] Reconsidering github

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 18:54:38 UTC 2014


On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 5:02 AM, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at bitpay.com> wrote:
> It would be nice if the issues and git repo for Bitcoin Core were not
> on such a centralized service as github, nice and convenient as it is.
>
> To that end, I note that Linux does its own git repo, and now requires
> 2FA: http://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/203-konstantin-ryabitsev/784544-linux-kernel-git-repositories-add-2-factor-authentication
>
> As a first step, one possibility is putting the primary repo on
> bitcoin.org somewhere, and simply mirroring that to github for each
> push.

The obvious thing to do is setup the second repository and get it
going. Git doesn't really care all that much whats "primary".  If we
have a working workflow elsewhere then making a change won't be a leap
of faith.




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