[Fontconfig] Migrating fontconfig to GitLab

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Wed Aug 15 02:34:35 UTC 2018

Thank you for the heads-up. I don't have a strong opinion to keep
running on current git nor Bugzilla even. I'm fine to migrate them to
GitLab anytime.
On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 7:09 PM Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> Hi!
> As you may or may not have seen, freedesktop.org is migrating our
> repository hosting to GitLab. There is a lot more detail and
> background in this blog post and freedesktop@ mail:
>   https://www.fooishbar.org/blog/gitlab-fdo-introduction/
>   https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/freedesktop/2018-July/000370.html
> We'd like to schedule and discuss a migration for fontconfig.
> In the short term, we would like to move your Git repository. All this
> means is that you will have to activate your gitlab.freedesktop.org
> account (separate to the old SSH account), and that you will only be
> able to push to GitLab from now on; anongit and cgit will still
> function as read-only mirrors so your users do not need to change
> anything. This repository migration is automated and you won't need to
> do anything except discuss a suitable time with us. Instructions on
> how to recover your GitLab account are here:
>   https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/freedesktop/freedesktop/wikis/home
> Longer term, we are also hoping to move away from Bugzilla. If you
> have bugs in Bugzilla and you would like them migrated to use GitLab
> issue tracking with your new repository, we can easily do that. If you
> need some more time for Bugzilla, that's totally fine, but we would
> like to discuss it with you so we can understand what people need
> Bugzilla for and how we can best maintain it in future.
> In order to get the migration going, please file an issue on the
> freedesktop GitLab once you've recovered your account, and use the
> 'project migration' template. This includes a fair bit of detail, both
> for you, and for us to unambiguously figure out what you want and not
> mess the migration up.
> Once the repository migration has happened, you are free to manage
> your own users: accounts will no longer need fd.o admin intervention
> to create, and you can grant whoever you like access to the
> repositories. The full suite of GitLab services such as CI and Pages
> are all available, though we currently only have a single CI runner
> which isn't as fast as we'd like. Getting new runners is currently our
> main priority, and we hope to have significantly faster runners
> available in a matter of weeks.
> If there's anything in this mail, the blog post, or just about your
> project / fd.o in general you'd like to discuss, I'm more than happy
> to follow up in private mail here, on IRC as daniels, or through the
> freedesktop at lists.freedesktop.org list.
> Thanks a lot for the time - hope all is well.
> Cheers,
> Daniel


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