On Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:31:45 -0600 Jonathan Stickel
<jjstic...@gmail.com> wrote:
> As a long time contributor of patches using the ticket interface
> (Trac), I think it would be a mistake to discourage submission of
> patches there. While it is fine to encourage use of git pull
> requests, the barrier of entry is much higher. In fact, I just made
> my first pull request this week, and, after a nontrivial amount of
> effort, I still managed to mess it up. Git is quite powerful for
> sure, but it definitely has a learning curve. Pull requests makes
> use of multiple layers of abstract concepts (forks and branches)
> and multiple steps.
> I think it would be reasonable to expect casual users to still
> upload patches to trac, which then port maintainers ought to turn
> into PRs. My 2 cents.

We're currently encouraging use of pull requests, not banning the use
of Trac. If you find Trac is vastly easier, then use that for now.
The price is that you may not get attention to your requests as

Perry E. Metzger                pmetz...@macports.org

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