Information regarding upcoming Gitlab Migration: clarifications
winter at kde.org
Fri May 1 14:25:18 BST 2020
On Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:15:43 PM EDT Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> El dijous, 30 d’abril de 2020, a les 21:31:02 CEST, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> > On Fri, May 1, 2020 at 6:04 AM Ivan Čukić <ivan.cukic at kde.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > We have made a big fuss in the past about having different projects
> > > > that do the same thing and now we'll have that but also we'll have
> > > > several projects with the same name?
> > > > It really feels off to me and I wonder if this is related to the move to
> > > > gitlab.
> > >
> > > +1 to both sentiments - that projects should have different names and that
> > > this is a bit off topic for the gitlab migration.
> > The projects *DO* have very different names. That *HAS NOT* changed.
> > To use the example Bhushan gave above, one is called Plasma Mobile
> > Dialer and the other one is called Maui Dialer.
> > With the current git.kde.org setup, we have a flat namespace, so all
> > repositories if the name appears to be generic (as dialer is) have to
> > be namespaced by prefixing of the repository name.
> > With Gitlab however we will now namespaces that group repositories,
> > making the prefixing unnecessary and as some projects have complained
> > about, duplicative.
> > Otherwise you end up with plasma-mobile/plasma-mobile-dialer as your
> > path, which just looks silly.
> Am I the only person that just has all the repos on the same folder? I thought it was the common thing to do :?
I use kdesrc-build and I see the repos in a hierarchy.
In particular, I like frameworks in frameworks in kdepim in kde/pim
I don't see that I'm setting any special "layout in a hierarchy" option in my kdesrc-buildrc
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