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* Seek Gitolite users (was bug#25957: gitolite broken: created repositories keep references to /usr/bin for hooks)
       [not found]                 ` <YkFaedjhpznFqbNM@3900XT>
@ 2022-06-23  9:35                   ` zimoun
  2022-06-23 11:07                     ` Julien Lepiller
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: zimoun @ 2022-06-23  9:35 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Efraim Flashner; +Cc: Maxime Devos, guix-devel

Hi,

This old bug #25957 [1] needs a Gitolite user. :-)

1: <http://issues.guix.gnu.org/issue/25957>


On Mon, 28 Mar 2022 at 09:49, Efraim Flashner <efraim@flashner.co.il> wrote:

> I spent some time looking at gitolite and the service. As I understand
> it, with the exception of svnserve, it searches $PATH for a number of
> different binaries, including git-annex. I believe that this would only
> work if git-annex (and potentially other packages) are installed
> globally.
>
> In addition, git (not git-minimal) and openssh are propagated inputs AND
> wrapped. I haven't tested to see if wrapping only is enough.
>
> I think the best choice is to:
> A: Replace /usr/bin/svnserve with svnserve so it will just search $PATH,
> like it does with the other helpers.
> B: Adjust the service so that it automatically creates a variant (or
> just a wrapped version) of the package which is wrapped with a list of
> additional packages so that they can be in gitolite's path. If I were
> deploying this to an arm device I wouldn't want it wrapped with
> git-annex since it doesn't build, but would definitely want it for an
> x86_64 machine.
>
> I suppose we should try to find someone who is using the gitolite
> service and see if they can be our test subject for wrapping the package
> with optional addons.

Any volunteer ?  For testing Gitolite and then close this very old bug
from 5 years, 15 weeks, 6 days ago.


Cheers,
simon


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* Re: Seek Gitolite users (was bug#25957: gitolite broken: created repositories keep references to /usr/bin for hooks)
  2022-06-23  9:35                   ` Seek Gitolite users (was bug#25957: gitolite broken: created repositories keep references to /usr/bin for hooks) zimoun
@ 2022-06-23 11:07                     ` Julien Lepiller
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ messages in thread
From: Julien Lepiller @ 2022-06-23 11:07 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: guix-devel, zimoun, Efraim Flashner; +Cc: Maxime Devos

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I use gitolite, what should I do to help?

On June 23, 2022 11:35:18 AM GMT+02:00, zimoun <zimon.toutoune@gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi,
>
>This old bug #25957 [1] needs a Gitolite user. :-)
>
>1: <http://issues.guix.gnu.org/issue/25957>
>
>
>On Mon, 28 Mar 2022 at 09:49, Efraim Flashner <efraim@flashner.co.il> wrote:
>
>> I spent some time looking at gitolite and the service. As I understand
>> it, with the exception of svnserve, it searches $PATH for a number of
>> different binaries, including git-annex. I believe that this would only
>> work if git-annex (and potentially other packages) are installed
>> globally.
>>
>> In addition, git (not git-minimal) and openssh are propagated inputs AND
>> wrapped. I haven't tested to see if wrapping only is enough.
>>
>> I think the best choice is to:
>> A: Replace /usr/bin/svnserve with svnserve so it will just search $PATH,
>> like it does with the other helpers.
>> B: Adjust the service so that it automatically creates a variant (or
>> just a wrapped version) of the package which is wrapped with a list of
>> additional packages so that they can be in gitolite's path. If I were
>> deploying this to an arm device I wouldn't want it wrapped with
>> git-annex since it doesn't build, but would definitely want it for an
>> x86_64 machine.
>>
>> I suppose we should try to find someone who is using the gitolite
>> service and see if they can be our test subject for wrapping the package
>> with optional addons.
>
>Any volunteer ?  For testing Gitolite and then close this very old bug
>from 5 years, 15 weeks, 6 days ago.
>
>
>Cheers,
>simon
>

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