Tag Archives: git

How I've started managing GitHub pulls

I don't like GitHub's pull interface. They make merge commits, which suck. And I want to work from the command line, not the web site. When I noticed that I was losing on the scoreboard, I wrote a quick and dirty script to list open pull requests for a repository from the command line: github-list-pulls. […]

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The GitHub pulls scoreboard says I'm losing

I'm embarrassed to admit that I just fixed a bug, shipped the module, and then discovered a 2-year old pull request that fixed it better. Oops. I hate things like that! Fortunately, I just discovered that GitHub offers a pull request scoreboard with two views: Pulls sent: https://github.com/dashboard/pulls Pulls pending: https://github.com/dashboard/pulls/public Unfortunately, the scoreboard says […]

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How to move CPAN RT tickets to Github

Most of my new CPAN modules use Github for issue tracking because of the nice integration with pull requests. I recently wanted to migrate an older distribution to using Github, but didn't want to track tickets in two places. A while ago, Yanick Champoux wrote Bandying tickets from RT to Github, which looked like exactly […]

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Applying git patch emails to subversion

I prefer git, but have been spending a lot with subversion working on Module::Build. To give myself local version control when offline (I was on an airplane), I layered a local git repository on top of the subversion checkout. (Yes, there might be better ways to do this with "git svn" but not as easily […]

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More git conversions

My version number article exhausted me, so this will be a short post. My work to convert some more Perl module repositories from Subversion to git continues with two more things hosted on github: ExtUtils::CBuilder -- This is the complement to ExtUtils::ParseXS, which I described converting last week. Anyone interested in working on it, please […]

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