[Nagiosplug-devel] Forking the contrib section?

Thomas Guyot-Sionnest dermoth at aei.ca
Sat Jul 18 06:25:58 CEST 2009

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On 17/07/09 06:41 PM, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest wrote:
> On 17/07/09 12:27 PM, Ton Voon wrote:
>> On 17 Jul 2009, at 04:11, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest wrote:
>>> I'd like to fork /contrib to a separate git repository and add a "mob"
>>> user (unrestricted check-in access to the "mob" branch) for people to
>>> commit things , then we can do a short review from time to time and
>>> merge changes from the mob branch.
>>> Think of this as a service to help the community maintaining these
>>> plugins without any guarantee regarding the quality and safety of  
>>> these
>>> plugins from the Nagios-Plugins team. I believe that it would  
>>> relieve us
>>> of that plugins section and help the community getting patches in.
>>> /contrib could then become a git submodule that can be included for
>>> compiling the plugins.
>> I think this is a good idea, though I have doubts on how used it will  
>> be.
> It can't be worse than what it is now ;)

I played with it a little bit... git filter-branch is pretty damn
powerful :)

Here's what it would look like as a standalone repository (I removed
everything not in contrib*/ and moved contrib-reporting to reporting):

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