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


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On Wed, 12 Dec 2018 at 16:42 Richard Downer <richard@xxxxxxxxxx> 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 :-).
> >
> >
> >
>
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