Gitlab Project Names, Descriptions and Icons

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Thu May 28 18:12:34 BST 2020

El dijous, 28 de maig de 2020, a les 12:43:05 CEST, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> Hi all,
> One of the inquiries Sysadmin received in the lead up to the Gitlab
> migration was how developers would change the Name, Description and
> Icon of their project (as this is something only those with Maintainer
> rights can do on Gitlab, which also lets you do a number of other
> things we need to restrict)
> As a solution to this going forward this information will be synced on
> a daily basis from the sysadmin/repo-metadata repository to Gitlab.
> This repository is open to push to all developers, and we've just
> completed an initial sync of this information.
> Please feel free to amend your project names and descriptions as
> needed. Note however that they do need to conform with the
> requirements Gitlab has for names and descriptions (which a number of
> projects currently do not unfortunately - a list of these is attached)

What are "the requirements Gitlab has for names and descriptions"?

i.e. what changes are needed to those wrong names/descriptions to make them valid? 


> Should repositories need to be added then please file a Sysadmin
> ticket as usual as we need to migrate the repository on the Gitlab
> side first.
> For icons, this can be set by adding a 'logo.png' file in the master
> branch of your repository - something which a number of projects have
> already done.
> Thanks,
> Ben Cooksley
> KDE Sysadmin

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