On 2020-11-16 15:16, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 16/11/2020 21:54, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2020-05-27 16:27, Jon Turney wrote:
>>> On 04/08/2019 21:08, Jon Turney wrote:
>>>> To remedy this lack, using the same ssh key you use for sftp package upload,
>>>> package maintainers can now also push to git repositories, like so:
>>> Package maintainers may have noticed that the output from pushing to these
>>> git repositories now includes a line like:
>>> "remote: scallywag: build nnn queued"
>>> This is a *prototype* of a system to automatically build the packages, where
>>> the results appear (some time later) at  (URL subject to change)
>>>  https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/jobs.cgi
>>> To allow experimentation without messing up the version history unnecessarily:
>>> - All package repositories allow the maintainer(s) to create, push, rewind
>>> and delete a branch named 'playground'.
>>> - An additional package repository called 'playground' exists, that all
>>> maintainers can do anything to.
>> Could anyone please check and advise if the attached .git/config will allow me
>> to push to the playground repo and later branch for testing, or demo the
>> appropriate .git/config entries or git config commands to do so properly?
> To push to the playground repo, I generally just use 'git push
> ssh://[hidden email]/git/cygwin-packages/playground.git -f'.
Thanks, the -f did it, but I've "-f'ed" myself a lot with git, so avoid it.
> The URLs in that config don't look quite right, since they seem to have hostname
> of just 'cygwin'?
My ~/.ssh/config has "host" names for orgs and systems, but some programs
(git?/lftp?/sftp?/?) get confused if you use those in other connection strings:
"what do you mean '[hidden email]@[hidden email]'", but your git
command also worked without complaints.
>> Is there any way to move tags to a later commit once pushed?
>> I have one in wget that can't be deleted or forced because of the hook fallthru.
> tags don't have any particular significance, at the moment.
> I removed the wget '1.20.3-2' tag for you.
I will wait until finished changing and reviews before pushing tags in future.
>> Finally are there other CI jobs.cgi?params=... other than id, e.g.
> Not at this time. I agree it would be nice if you could filter by the various
> The jobs.cgi script script is tiny (see ), if you want to make improvements.
>  https://cygwin.com/git/?p=cygwin-apps/scallywag.git;a=blob;f=jobs.cgi
Not at this time. Would bloat up your tiny script! ;^>
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Brian Inglis writes:
> Could anyone please check and advise if the attached .git/config will
> allow me to push to the playground repo and later branch for testing,
> or demo the appropriate .git/config entries or git config commands to
> do so properly?
I usually define my own repo schemes in the global (user) Git config:
pushInsteadOf = cygwin:
[url "ssh://[hidden email]"]
pushInsteadOf = git://cygwin.com
InsteadOf = cygpack:
[url "ssh://[hidden email]/git/cygwin-packages"]
pushInsteadOf = cygpack:
which then enables me to address the repo like this (each package is a
submodule in an umbrella repository:
url = cygpack:/perl
active = true
THis also works on the command line, so if I ever want to check out
something quickly it is a lot easier to type. I never configure the
playground as a local branch, I've posted how to push to that branch and
remove it if and when you need it earlier.
> Is there any way to move tags to a later commit once pushed?
A tag is just a special commit, so as with all things Git: no, unless
you can rewrite history, i.e. force-push. Just do not tag things you
> Finally are there other CI jobs.cgi?params=... other than id,
> e.g. jobs.cgi?by=Brian+Inglis?
Yes, that database is now large enough that filtering would be helpful.
Probably a case of SHTDI, PTC… :-)
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