Forum OpenACS Q&A: Re: Why are we still using a version control system that...
If you want to clone openacs via git, go ahead and use . If you fix bugs in openacs, use the issue tracker and point in the text to the changeset in git. If you want to contribute new features in the core, make a tip. If you want to include other features, make a pull request and contact firstname.lastname@example.org, it will find a way to integrate the changes. If you want to have new packages included in the repository, build a local package and upload it as instructed in the apm-builder.
I'll put up an instance coming from a git-cloned repo in a bit.
Have you taken over project leader duties?
Also, how, just having checked out openacs-core, would I run the automated tests?