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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.

Cheers,
Dan