[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github in the light of the KDE manifesto

Kevin Ottens ervin at kde.org
Sun Sep 27 10:14:12 UTC 2015

On Sunday 27 September 2015 08:25:49 Ben Cooksley wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 9:33 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> > El Divendres, 25 de setembre de 2015, a les 13:16:46, Jaroslaw Staniek va
> > > e.g. Gitlab?
> > 
> > AFAIR last time we tried gitlab it crawled under "KDE size" scenario, so
> > unless it has improved it would not work with KDE + more stuff.
> Gitlab itself crawled due to the way it handled groups - it simply
> wasn't designed to handle a single group containing KDE's ~2000
> developers. It also had some fundamental issues with how repositories
> got moved around - so if a repository was moved from a user's personal
> namespace to the shared KDE namespace, every single KDE developer
> would get spammed about this.
> Sysadmin also had some concerns regarding the integrity of the
> codebase (which was what really killed it).

And that's not even considering that the review tools of GitLab are really not 
great. They might have improved the last time I tried, but other options did a 
much better job.

Kévin Ottens, http://ervin.ipsquad.net

KDAB - proud supporter of KDE, http://www.kdab.com

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