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Re: [gpsd-dev] Repository move to gitlab may be pending

From: Greg Troxel
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Repository move to gitlab may be pending
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:54:31 -0400
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Fred Wright <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, 31 Aug 2016, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> [...]
>> I have filed a bug at Savannah, but am not optimistic that this will
>> be fixed.  The site is understaffed and the software is aged and
>> crumbling.  My plan yesterday was to give the Savannah staff 24 hours
>> to respond and if no response were forthcoming to move the repo to
>> GitLab, but I have realized that without some notice to the dev list
>> this might result in confusion.
> [...]
> How does GitLab compare with GitHub?  I'd never heard of GitLab before
> this, but lots of projects use GitHub (and at least two of us have GPSD
> repos on GitHub).  Does GitLab have forks and pull requests like GitHub?
> It's a much better workflow for contributions than patches via email.

github is proprietary sofware, and import/export is awkward at best (and
rate limited).

gitlab lets you self-host with Free software, or use their hosting, and
you can export/import.

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