[Hpr] Gitlab Server Getting Retired

Brian bknavarette at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 07:22:00 PST 2021


lets avoid github

brian-in-ohio

On 1/3/21 3:21 PM, cobra2 via Hpr wrote:
> I'd think sourcehut would work better. I bet the owner would even 
> allow hpr free whatever you needed. I feel that email + git workflow 
> is very native.
>
> There are also gogs and gitea if you are going to selfhost and want 
> github-like clones.
>
> Personally, with the amount of devs that we have.... fossil-scm seems 
> like the best fit. My favorite fossil feature is the immutable commit 
> history.
>
> --cobra2
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> On Jan 3, 2021, 3:16 PM, stankdawg at stankdawg.com < 
> stankdawg at stankdawg.com> wrote:
>
>
>     I use gitlab myself.  Why don’t we just switch over there?  It is
>     free for small projects and a small number of users.
>
>     Sent from my iPhone.
>
>>     On Jan 3, 2021, at 11:53 AM, jknapp85 at gmail.com wrote:
>>
>>     
>>
>>     Hi Folx,
>>
>>     I want to let you all know that the current GitLab Server is
>>     getting ready to be retired at the end of the month.
>>
>>     There are a few reasons for this:
>>
>>      1. It is running CentOS6 (this server has been alive since the
>>         beginning)
>>      2. It was Wrong Sized (Way larger then was needed)
>>      3. We had an issue with a ton of spam accounts at one point
>>         (That issue was mitigated, but due to the process that is
>>         required for removing the accounts, they have only been
>>         disabled.)
>>
>>     There are more but I figured I would keep it short and sweet.
>>
>>     My question to you all, as the HPR project(s) are the only ones
>>     that have any real activity besides some of my own, is there
>>     really a need for a private gitlab server?  Would a free account
>>     with GitHub serve the cause, or am I missing something?
>>
>>     Look forward to hearing back from everyone.
>>
>>     --Josh
>>
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