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Re: salsa.debian.org: merge requests and such


On Tue, 2018-11-06 at 15:00:03 +0000, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> Jacob Adams <tookmund@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > The consensus seems to be that people should enable email
> > notifications in salsa and open a bug when filing a merge request. 
> >
> > https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2018/08/msg00235.html
> >
> > https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2018/08/msg00259.html
> Relatedly, what's the etiquette about commits to master? I recently
> discovered that someone else had pushed a commit to the tip of master of
> one of the packages I maintain (and not notified me); when I complained
> I was told that emailing would be too much effort. Am I wrong to feel
> that at least a MR is something I should have expected as a package
> maintainer, not just commits to master?

Assuming that packages is under the Salsa Debian namespace, then I
think that's what you (perhaps unknowingly :) signed up for when
adding a repo there. See the Collab-maint sections in:




Because, I'm not sure what's the point of hosting a git repo, on a
platform like gitlab with its trivial forking facilities, on a group
with wide write permissions, if you don't want others to directly
write to it? :)