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Re: [RFE] Migration to gitlab

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [RFE] Migration to gitlab
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:57:01 +0200

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>,  Konstantin Kharlamov <address@hidden>,  
> address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:43:20 -0400
> Everyone uses Savannah every time they push or pull a commit to/from
> Emacs, or reads the diff list, or looks at cgit. We rely on the Savannah
> hackers to maintain a secure, reliable, and robust repository. There are
> issues of authentication, managing user accounts, keeping the system
> up-to-date, security, scaling, managing the web server, backups, etc, to
> deal with. I think they have done a great job for years.

100% agreement.

> This was true in the Bazaar days, and CVS before. I can't remember a
> time when the Emacs developers have ever managed their own repository.

I think last time that was true, it was an RCS repository on RMS's
personal machine, and he was applying all the patches locally.  That
all went away when Emacs switched to CVS, in 1993, I think.

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