[PD] [OT]: Gitorious closing down.. alternatives, suggetions, experiences

phil jones interstar at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 16:30:31 CEST 2015


If you don't try to use the migration tool and just clone to a local
repository and then clone back into your new host, does that also mess up
the history?

Surely git by itself doesn't screw up.


On 16 April 2015 at 08:15, Lorenzo Sutton <lorenzofsutton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some of you may be aware that gitorious.org is closing down as it's been
> acquired by Gitlab.com
> As I had a few things (including Pd-related e.g. Granita) on there I tried
> migrating to Gitlab with their automatic migration tool, which seems to
> have screwed committers (i.e. adding a totally unrelated user who only
> shares my first name (!))
> My motive to use gitorious was: a) open source b) essential, no thrills
> and just worked.
> I've also used Bitbucket lately and it's really nice.
> So what are people using these days?
> Anyone also having to migrate from Gitorious? If so what do they think?
> Just use GitHub which 'everyone else' (TM) uses and forget it?
> Given that even with the 'migration' tool working (and it seems it's not
> properly), migration is always a bit of a PITA (e.g. links pointing to
> Gitorious potentially broken..) I might consider something else
> Thaks for any ideas sharing and hope even if way off-topic this might be
> of interst to other Pd-ers.
> Lorenzo.
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