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Subject: Re: Moving services

Re: Moving services

From: Matthew Kelch via rockbox-dev <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 22:53:56 +0000

Sorry -- sent the incorrect link. You can read about Inkscape moving from
Bazaar to here:

On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 6:53 PM Matthew Kelch <> wrote:

> Inkscape has just moved from bazaar to You can read about it
> here:
> I think of all the options is what I would pick. In my
> experience it’s challenging for open source projects to maintain their own
> infrastructure (both because of cost and time). Using a hosted solution
> solves that issue completely. It’s also a mostly open source project with
> an easy migration path to a self-hosted product, unlike GitHub.
> GitLab isn’t perfect, but out of all the existing solutions out there, I
> think it’s the best. Their vision for end to end development workflow makes
> the most sense. In particular I’m really a big fan of the integrated CI
> approach GitLab has adopted. I’ve also been really impressed with how
> quickly they’ve been moving in terms of feature development lately.
> Thanks,
> Matt
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 7:08 AM Jacob Mansfield via rockbox-dev <
>> wrote:
>> On 1 June 2017 at 23:17, Amaury Pouly via rockbox-dev <
>>> wrote:
>>> Just for information, I plan to delete the gitlab's rockbox clone. For
>>> some reason, it seems to make gitlab eats all the server's memory (a
>>> 'known' problem it appears). If anyone with Gitlab experience has a
>>> solution for this, I am interested. Otherwise it's clearly a big negative
>>> point for Gitlab for me.
>> That's an interesting issue, I haven't seen that one on any of the
>> instances I manage. If you want, I can take a look (probably best to take
>> that off-list).
>> I had a go at setting up with a clone of the rockbox repo, and
>> got the full commit and branch history in without much trouble. I also set
>> it up to build the SDL version using Gitlsb's CI system and a Docker image.
>> Had a crack at the Archos ones as well, but that needs a bit more time
>> throwing at it. I haven't looked at moving the issues/bugs across, but that
>> shouldn't be too much trouble.
>> It's available at if anyone
>> wants to take a look.
>> Regards,
>> Jacob Mansfield
>> _at_KingCyberJacob <>
> --
> *Matthew Kelch*
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*Matthew Kelch*
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Received on 2017-06-13

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