My team contributes to a GitHub repository by committing and pushing to individual forks (one per developer). Pull requests are opened against the parent repository, with releases being cut from there as well. I've been working on getting Smart Commits enabled, and I've hit one final snag before I can share it with my team:
I've been testing the smart commit integration in two ways. The first, by cutting a new branch directly on the parent repository, pushing to it, and opening a PR. All smart commit data I've sent via this path have worked as expected, but unfortunately, this is not the workflow our team uses.
My second test involves cutting a new branch on my personal fork of the project, pushing commits to it, and then opening a PR against the parent repository. No actions taken in this path are reflected in JIRA (even after waiting the default 60 minutes, so I think I've debunked the invalid OAuth probability).
As a last-ditch effort, I'm currently going through the process of registering my own fork under the DVCS accounts, and having done that, I now see the commits made on that second test branch showing in my issue's Development section (slowly but surely).
As time ticks by, I'm realizing JIRA is going through the heavy process of synchronizing my fork, which will essentially RE-ASSESS every commit in the parent repository. As such, this is taking quite some time, and I haven't been able to fully verify my testing as the sync isn't complete. Nonetheless, this seems like things could get extremely expensive if I'm expected to really be registering one repository for every fork we have in our company.
So, my question is, am I overlooking the expected process here? Should the parent repository's integration with JIRA be enough to pick up on pushes in forks? I followed the steps mentioned here to create the needed webhooks on the parent repository, and I confirmed those webhooks synced to my fork, but it doesn't seem like things are getting picked up. Any advice?
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