Probably should clarify that I wasn't talking about patches.  I just
remember the big git migration and was wondering if the syncing process
itself would be moved under at some point so that we
could avoid relying on github (per social contact thingy)

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:36 AM, Daniel Campbell <> wrote:

> On 09/19/2016 10:54 AM, Raymond Jennings wrote:
> > Just curious, but how are gentoo's infra assets organized?
> >
> > Do you guys use VMs on top of hardware machines and whatnot?
> >
> > Reasons for asking:
> >
> > * general curiosity
> > * wondering how a migration to use
> > <> instead of github would go, particularly if
> > it would help ease pressure on the rsync servers if demand went down
> > - I heard something about a social contract where relying on third
> > parties was a frowny point.
> >
> Popping in to #gentoo-infra and chatting with the folks there may get
> you a faster response.
> As far as I know, we accept pull requests from the GitHub mirror *or* a
> standard `git format-patch` e-mail.
> We do have a social contract[1] which indicates that we will not depend
> on proprietary software. That said, the GitHub mirror is there for
> convenience; I'm betting part of why we use it on the side is because it
> already meshes well with Git to begin with and can be a good 'gateway'
> for new contributors.
> We also accept patches on the gentoo-dev ML or (depending on the
> developer) personal e-mails or Bugzilla bugs. You might want to check
> out a few pages on the wiki regarding how we handle contributions, or
> pop in #gentoo-proxy-maint on Freenode.
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