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Re: Concluding the Gitlab Discussion

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:26 PM Ben Cooksley <bcooksley@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Over the past few weeks we've had a discussion on whether we'd like to
> migrate from Phabricator to Gitlab, for handling both our code reviews
> as well as internal tasks (user facing bug reports are explicitly out
> of context at this time)
> Based on the comments the overall consensus seems to be at this stage
> to favour switching to Gitlab.
> This however is subject to a caveat around multiple task boards, which
> would be needed for larger projects to effectively coordinate amongst
> the various sub-projects.
> As part of the transition we will also arrange for the email interface
> to be enabled (for emailing in patches) and for the default for merges
> to be rebase when it's not a fast forward merge for all repositories.
> Does anyone have any final comments?
> In terms of the steps forward from here, Sysadmin will need a bit of
> time to prepare various parts of the infrastructure for the transition
> (such as the anongit network, which will need a full rebuild as part
> of switching).
> Once this is complete, we'll be in touch with more information on how
> the transition will take place.

As it has now been a month since the initial thread was opened, and
with no final comments aside from Nate's over the past couple of days,
it seems that everyone is happy with the above as the community

We'll now proceed with preparing for a migration to Gitlab, subject to
the above caveat of getting multi-project boards (and with a request
to see if we can get merge request approvers sorted as well if

> Thanks,
> Ben Cooksley
> KDE Sysadmin