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From JD <>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] Mandatory relocation of Apache git repositories on
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:28:17 GMT
Except that GIT is now owned by MS!!!!

I seriously DOUBT that MS will support a competitor to it's
office software on their "OWNED" enterprise website.

I think it would be a bad idea!!!

On 12/07/2018 10:08 AM, Mechtilde wrote:
> Hello
> I know there is
> But I didn't know how it works or it should work.
> I hope this is the time for our progejt to switch from svn to git as the
> main repository.
> We already discussed it several times in the past.
> Kind Regards
> Mechtilde
> (Member of the PMC)
> Am 07.12.18 um 17:52 schrieb Daniel Gruno:
>> 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
>> ## 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 ( OR GitHub for your development
>> and code pushes. To be able to use GitHub, please follow the primer
>> at:
>> 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, not your
>> project's dev list :-).
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