[Hpr] Gitlab Server Getting Retired

cobra2 cobra2 at protonmail.com
Mon Jan 4 13:38:36 PST 2021


This is sourcehut for reference. Https://sr.ht
This is the site owner. https://drewdevault.com/

I think more money should be thrown at the man.

I much prefer gitea to gogs. Gitea has many more features and faster development than gogs.

-- cobra2

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On Jan 4, 2021, 5:29 PM, wrote:

> After looking at some of the other self-hosted options, I did setup a new Git Server on Ubuntu 20.04 using GOGS, located at gogs.anhonesthost.net.
>
> HPR can use it or not. I scaled this system down significantly so that it wouldn’t be an issue. It doesn’t have all the CICD stuff that Gitlab had, but honestly I don’t think anyone was using it for the code bases on there.
>
> --Josh
>
> From: Hpr <hpr-bounces at hackerpublicradio.org> On Behalf Of Brian
> Sent: Monday, January 4, 2021 7:22 AM
> To: hpr at hackerpublicradio.org
> Subject: Re: [Hpr] Gitlab Server Getting Retired
>
> 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:
>>>>
>>>> - It is running CentOS6 (this server has been alive since the beginning)
>>>>
>>>> - It was Wrong Sized (Way larger then was needed)
>>>>
>>>> - 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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