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Subject: Re: Moving services

Re: Moving services

From: Amaury Pouly via rockbox-dev <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 22:14:05 +1000

2017-05-05 20:26 GMT+10:00 Frank Gevaerts via rockbox-dev <>:

> On Fri, May 05, 2017 at 07:50:55AM +0200, Thomas Martitz via rockbox-dev
> wrote:
> > I wholeheartedly recommend Phabricator, as both a user and administrator.
> > Github is can't compete with most features and is closed source too. I
> don't
> > know Gitlab really much, but it always looked like a Github clone so it
> > wasn't of interest to me.
> >
> > On Phacility, they can set up a 30 day trial to see how it works.
> Afterwards
> > we can leave Phacility and host Phabricator somewhere, so it's free for
> us.
> > I would volunteer to administer / maintain the instance but I don't own
> > server that is fail-safe or has a backup plan.
> OK, I'm still not entirely 100% convinced about self-hosting, but if
> you're willing to do the admin work that makes a big difference.
> I don't really have strong opinions on which particular service we use,
> but having someone volunteer for the actual legwork is a definite bonus.
It seems relevant to mention that GNOME is thinking about switching to
Gitlab. They wrong a small comparison between Phabricator and Gitlab here:
This may provide food for thought.
Having installing both gitlab and phabricator on my server, I can say that
both are pretty easy to install.
In both cases, I can volunteer to do the admin work, and I can give access
to the server to one or two people to help me, this way we don't end up in
the current situation.
If that helps, I cloned rockbox in both my gitlab and phabricator
instances, so that you can have a feel of what it looks like:
I'll send the link to phabricator later, because it is still importing the
NOTE: importing repositories with Phabricator is super slow (it's been
importing for severall hours now).
Received on 2017-05-17

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