[pulseaudio-discuss] Moving to GitLab
arun at arunraghavan.net
Mon Jul 30 12:30:48 UTC 2018
On Mon, 30 Jul 2018, at 5:20 PM, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jul 2018, at 6:43 PM, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Jul 2018, at 5:25 PM, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > > Hi folks,
> > > The freedesktop admins have now started helping projects move to GitLab
> > > (http://gitlab.freedesktop.org/) on a pilot basis. I'm quite excited
> > > about this as it would mean a better way to track patches, as well as a
> > > more familiar interface for new contributors coming from the Github
> > > world.
> > >
> > > The choices are to move piecemeal (git + merge requests first, bugs
> > > later), or just do it all at one shot. I favour the latter, in the
> > > spirit of absorbing all the migration pain at one shot. This is probably
> > > a good time in the release cycle to do this as well. There's a tracker
> > > bug for getting this done at:
> > >
> > > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/freedesktop/freedesktop/issues/49
> > >
> > > Thoughts? Questions?
> > >
> > > As a first step, I would request everyone with commit access to set up
> > > your account and populate your key(s).
> > We're moving ahead with this. Subscribe to the bug above to keep track
> > of progress, and I'll send out an update as the big changes happen.
> And this is done!
> The organisation is at: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/pulseaudio
> Existing open bugs have been migrated, and new issues should be filed
> against the relevant project (for example
> We are also transitioning from patches sent to the mailing list to MRs
> (merge requests). The simple description of the workflow is that you
> create a fork using the GitLab UI, create a branch, push your changes,
> and then get back to the web UI which will let you create a merge
> request from your fork/branch. (more details at
> That's it. Please chime in if you have questions/comments.
Please note that while pulseaudio-commits will continue to get commit emails, pulseaudio-bugs will no longer be functional. You can just go and to the GitLab UI and "Watch" the PulseAudio group (or any repo / issue within it) to get the same effeect.
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