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Re: Salsa Beta - Updates

On 6 January 2018 at 17:18, Alexander Wirt <formorer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 06 Jan 2018, Martín Ferrari wrote:
>> On 06/01/18 00:30, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
>> > Alexander (formorer) is running an Irker instance on one of its own
>> > VMs. Irker can send push events to an IRC channel. Please check the
>> > wiki[2] for details on how to use it.
>> >
>> > We are not entirely happy with irker and are working on a better
>> > solution that will also  support Issues, Merge Requests and other
>> > gitlab events. Until that is ready, you are invited to use the Irker
>> > instance.
>> I have started working on adding webhook support to KGB, which is the
>> tool that many projects are already using for years.
>> Ideally, this would be a service plugin in gitlab, so projects could use
>> templates for configuration, and to be able to configure what is now
>> done in the kgb.conf file. But to get this out quicker, I will just add
>> simple webhook parsing.
>> On a side note, I only learnt about the idea to replace KGB with irker
>> last week, during the CCC congress. I think that contacting the KGB
>> maintainers beforehand would have been a better way of dealing with this.
> I think what you learned is wrong. We use irker because it is the only thing
> we have. And how could we replace something that we aren't running? KGB is
> not and will probably not run by salsa.

Or maybe we can use Matrix's IRC gateway; with Matrix, you don't need
to run a daemon, you just execute a webhook or use a simple Python
wrapper for it; see e.g.