Discontinuing legacy infrastructure

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Tue Jun 23 11:58:44 BST 2020


Did this have any consequences for kde-commits at kde.org? I'm not getting commit mails except for translations at the moment.


On donderdag 11 juni 2020 11:11:48 CEST Ben Cooksley wrote:
> Hi all,
> As previously announced by Sysadmin, following the Gitlab migration we
> would be shutting down a number of services that were part of the old
> Git infrastructure, as they were replaced with our new Gitlab based
> infrastructure.
> This is a change which has now been actioned, and means the following:
> 1) git:// protocol support has now been discontinued
> Prior to the move to Gitlab, the anongit network offered access to our
> repositories over both the git:// protocol as well as https://. This
> has now been discontinued, and access is now provided solely via https
> to ensure that connections cannot be intercepted and tampered with
> 2) CGit has been discontinued
> The CGit instance previously available at cgit.kde.org has now been
> shutdown and is no longer available. All repository browsing should
> now take place via Gitlab at https://invent.kde.org/
> 3) The anongit network in general has been discontinued
> Following the migration to Gitlab, all developers as well as automated
> systems began to use the master server for their traffic exclusively.
> Load monitoring since then has indicated that the system is fully
> capable of handling this load without the assistance of any additional
> systems.
> To avoid issues that have come up in the past (with people trying to
> push to anongit, or systems being out of sync) it has been decided
> that the anongit service is no longer providing benefit to us and as
> such it has also been discontinued.
> A legacy compatibility redirector will continue to operate under the
> hostname 'anongit.kde.org' for https urls and will redirect older
> style urls to their replacement Gitlab equivalents.
> If anyone has any questions on the above, please let us know.
> Thanks,
> Ben Cooksley
> KDE Sysadmin


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