Re: [Alioth-staff-replacement] alioth deprecation - next steps
- Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:07:09 -0600
- From: Daniele Nicolodi <daniele@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Alioth-staff-replacement] alioth deprecation - next steps
On 26/04/2018 02:42, Andrej Shadura wrote:
> On 26 April 2018 at 10:21, Alexander Wirt <formorer@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Apr 2018, Andrej Shadura wrote:
>>> Could the steps including taking VCS repos offline be offset by at
>>> least two months? There are too many packages not yet migrated to
>>> Salsa or to Git in general, and completing that by the end of May is
>>> putting too much pressure on the maintainers.
>> Nope, we announced that months, if not years ago.
> That doesn’t seem like a reasonable reply. What was announced is one
> thing, but the plans have to be adjusted to the reality, which is that
> you cannot switch off the VCS hosting by the end of May.
Can you please elaborate on what exactly is blocking those projects to
migrate right away? I think 5 weeks is a reasonable time to do the
migration and I haven't seen any call for help from maintainers that
feel overwhelmed by the task. I volunteer to help migrate non-Git
repositories to Git, if that can be of any help.