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Re: [libvirt] official libvirt mirror on github?



On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 08:21:58AM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 05/22/2015 04:47 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 09:33:19AM +0200, Peter Krempa wrote:
> >> On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 21:34:25 -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> >>> Hey all,
> >>>
> >>> Anyone considered setting up libvirt*.git mirrors on github? Given the
> >>> popularity of github these days, IMO it's unfortunate we don't have an
> >>> official mirror on there.
> >>>
> >>> As far as the actual mirroring though, we'd probably need to set up hooks on
> >>> libvirt.org to push new commits up to github, there doesn't appear to be any
> >>> better way than that.
> >>>
> >>> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> I'm worried that once we have a github clone that is described as
> >> official it will motivate people to send code via github pull requests
> >> rather than via the mailing list.
> >>
> >> I don't object to the mirror though, we just should make it obvious that
> >> it's read only and that we certainly don't accept any pull requests.
> > 
> > FYI we already have an automated read-only mirror on gitlab.com, and
> > previously on gitorious.org.
> 
> How are these mirrored? Some manual syncing or does gitlab have native support
> for mirroring another repo and watching for changes?

I manually created all the repos, and then have a cronjob on libvirt.org
which pushes changes once an hour. It is not ideal, but it has more or
less "just worked" for 3/4 years now.

Regards,
Daniel
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