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Re: [NOTICE] Mandatory relocation of Apache git repositories on git-wip-us.apache.org


+1 Moving to gitbox makes sense

On Wed, 12 Dec 2018, 16:56 Aled Sage <aled.sage@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> +1 from me.
>
> We need "Consensus in the project (documented via the mailing list)" - I
> interpreted that as us needing a formal vote, but if an informal email
> thread will do then that's fine with me
>
> Aled
>
>
> On 12/12/2018 16:41, Richard Downer wrote:
> > Brooklyn team,
> >
> > Apart from myself, I don't think anyone has clearly come out in favour or
> > opposed to this. I'd rather we got consensus and moved to gitbox early -
> so
> > that if some people do object, we have time to work out the objections
> with
> > infra, before we are involuntarily moved.
> >
> > Thoughts, anyone? Does this need a formal vote to get people responding?
> >
> > Richard.
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 7 Dec 2018 at 16:54, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> [IF YOUR PROJECT DOES NOT HAVE GIT REPOSITORIES ON GIT-WIP-US PLEASE
> >>    DISREGARD THIS EMAIL; IT WAS MASS-MAILED TO ALL APACHE PROJECTS]
> >>
> >> Hello Apache projects,
> >>
> >> I am writing to you because you may have git repositories on the
> >> git-wip-us server, which is slated to be decommissioned in the coming
> >> months. All repositories will be moved to the new gitbox service which
> >> includes direct write access on github as well as the standard ASF
> >> commit access via gitbox.apache.org.
> >>
> >> ## Why this move? ##
> >> The move comes as a result of retiring the git-wip service, as the
> >> hardware it runs on is longing for retirement. In lieu of this, we
> >> have decided to consolidate the two services (git-wip and gitbox), to
> >> ease the management of our repository systems and future-proof the
> >> underlying hardware. The move is fully automated, and ideally, nothing
> >> will change in your workflow other than added features and access to
> >> GitHub.
> >>
> >> ## Timeframe for relocation ##
> >> Initially, we are asking that projects voluntarily request to move
> >> their repositories to gitbox, hence this email. The voluntary
> >> timeframe is between now and January 9th 2019, during which projects
> >> are free to either move over to gitbox or stay put on git-wip. After
> >> this phase, we will be requiring the remaining projects to move within
> >> one month, after which we will move the remaining projects over.
> >>
> >> To have your project moved in this initial phase, you will need:
> >>
> >> - Consensus in the project (documented via the mailing list)
> >> - File a JIRA ticket with INFRA to voluntarily move your project repos
> >>     over to gitbox (as stated, this is highly automated and will take
> >>     between a minute and an hour, depending on the size and number of
> >>     your repositories)
> >>
> >> To sum up the preliminary timeline;
> >>
> >> - December 9th 2018 -> January 9th 2019: Voluntary (coordinated)
> >>     relocation
> >> - January 9th -> February 6th: Mandated (coordinated) relocation
> >> - February 7th: All remaining repositories are mass migrated.
> >>
> >> This timeline may change to accommodate various scenarios.
> >>
> >> ## Using GitHub with ASF repositories ##
> >> When your project has moved, you are free to use either the ASF
> >> repository system (gitbox.apache.org) OR GitHub for your development
> >> and code pushes. To be able to use GitHub, please follow the primer
> >> at: https://reference.apache.org/committer/github
> >>
> >>
> >> We appreciate your understanding of this issue, and hope that your
> >> project can coordinate voluntarily moving your repositories in a
> >> timely manner.
> >>
> >> All settings, such as commit mail targets, issue linking, PR
> >> notification schemes etc will automatically be migrated to gitbox as
> >> well.
> >>
> >> With regards, Daniel on behalf of ASF Infra.
> >>
> >> PS:For inquiries, please reply to users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, not your
> >> project's dev list :-).
> >>
> >>
> >>
>