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Re: [Savannah-users] Help needed for migrating to Savannah

From: Felipe
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Help needed for migrating to Savannah
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:05:53 -0400

Hi PCMan,

It's great to here that you guys want jump in to the savannah boat :)

Sourceforge provides to the project administrators access to get an mbox file with the whole history of the mailing list (see I'm not aware of an importing mbox option available in savannah, you should wait for an answer from an administrator.

Best Regards,

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 5:05 AM, PCMan <address@hidden> wrote:
I'm PCMan, a developer of LXDE (lightweght X11 desktop environment) project.
It's a GPL'd free desktop environment started in 2006.

Currently, we're using hosting provided by
However, due to its proprietary nature, full of advertisement, and
complicated user interface,
we're now evaluating the possibility to move to Savannah instead.
Our developers are eager to move to a really "free" hosting.

We're using git so the move is simple in this part.
Our web site is not hosted on, but we use our own web server.
So it's not a problem.
However, we have quite a lot of archived mails in the mailing list.
Is it possible to import the old mail archives from

In addition, there are quite a lot of bugs in the issue tracker.
I'm not sure if there are good ways to migrate them.

This is the main blockers for the migration.
Any kind of help is appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Felipe Reyes Astorga
Santiago, Chile

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