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Re: [alpine-devel] Adélie on Alpine, two months later

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:55:36 +0200

On Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:13:12 -0500
"A. Wilcox" <> wrote:

> Have you looked in to Pagure? It is designed to be a lightweight Git
> forge, made by the Fedora people. Right now it still has some
> Fedora-specific stuff, but Debian has a testing package for it and I'm
> hoping to try and make an Alpine port for it once I manage to have a
> desktop going.
> It is written in Python but has very few dependencies; just flask
> (lightweight Web framework), redis, and libgit2.

I sort of knew that they were replacing whatever they used before for
hosted projects, but I had not looked to close to it.

It does look pretty nice. python is nice (or at lease acceptable).

A few comments on first impression:

- Docs section is sluggish and I don't like that the scrollbar inside
  the page (iframe?) (

- Releases says: "If the developers have upload one or more tarball(s),
  you will be able to find them in the release folder."

  I would like to automatically create the tarballs when you push a new
  git tag.

I would likely switch right away if it had support for multi-gitbranch
tickets. That is, you file a ticket, lets say a CVE, and mark off which
git branches that needs to be fixed. When you git push a commit with
"fixes issue #X" the marked branch will get "checked" or hooked off.
Once all affected branches are fixed, the ticket is autoclosed.

That would be the killer feature.


Received on Thu Jul 27 2017 - 12:55:36 UTC