Moving to GitHub: Status Update, Action Required

Joshua Root jmr at
Sat Oct 22 05:49:34 PDT 2016

On 2016-10-22 23:31 , Marko Käning wrote:
> Hi Clemens,
> great to see the GitHub conversion progressing this rapidly! Thumbs up from me!!!
> When reading the WorkingWithGit wiki page [1] I saw how port contributors can post
> their suggestions to MacPorts via "Pull Requests”, yet it does not get clear from
> that text how those PRs will then actually be included into the official repo…

The usual way; an organisation member will review the PR and merge it if 
appropriate. We're still open to suggestions on the details of the workflow.

> Just this moment I got invited to MacPorts' "Developer team" on GitHub and saw that
> I now have "pull access” to the MacPorts ports repository, which is probably enabling
> me in the future to push changes into it?
> 	But the term “pull access” confuses me here!
> I mean, I can pull in changes into my clone or fork from the MacPorts repo any time…
> Can you clarify this somewhat, as I have no experience yet in teams on GitHub!?
> Thanks,
> Marko

Please see the Migration Timeline section in the first message in this 
thread. Developers cannot yet push to the git repos.

- Josh

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