Feature branch request

jan iversen jani at documentfoundation.org
Fri Jun 10 14:43:38 UTC 2016

> On 10 Jun 2016, at 15:51, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 03:27:00PM +0200, jan iversen wrote:
>>>> On 10 Jun 2016, at 14:39, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jun 03, 2016 at 07:20:45PM +0530, Akash Jain wrote:
>>>> Therefore I request a feature branch with commit access so I can push
>>>> code faster then the current work flow will allow.
>>> Can you we get a Akash commit access to push his work on a branch, he
>>> has sent several patches to gerrit already and I think he can be trusted
>>> with commit access (though in general I’d prefer if there was an
>>> alternative to push his work before it is ready to be merged, but there
>>> does not seem to be any).
>> How about using gerrit, it is designed for that purpose.
> Gerrit does not handle multiple commits quite well, and the code is
> still evolving so it will just make everything needlessly complex
> (rebasing, squashing commits etc.).

Well, you have rebasing and squashing on a branch as well. Using git commit --amend works very well for mutiple commits (and one merge), actually that saves the --squash.

We have a slot in the weekly ESC meeting where new committers are suggested, discussed and normally approved.

jan i

> Regards,
> Khaled
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