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From Robert Schweikert <>
Subject Re: What to do with Github?
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 13:24:23 GMT
On 05/28/2012 01:28 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din wrote:
> Hi...
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 5:32 PM, David Nalley<>  wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> So historically CloudStack (the project) had it's own github account,
>> in which their are 18 repos. One of which is a mirror of CloudStack
>> (the codebase), and the others which are either docs, or
>> configuration, or similiar things. A number of those will continue to
>> need a place to live (for instance knife-cloudstack, written by the
>> folks at is not part of the donated codebase) - we also
>> have a plethora of docs, each in their own repo - which may or may not
>> make sense going forward.
>> My main concern however is that we seem to have more than 50% of our
>> patches coming from github - and while I am certain that folks can
>> send patches in other ways, that mirror is effectively mirroring a
>> non-functioning repo now - so the questions are:
>> 1) What do we do with the account? Use it? Delete it?
> I don't think deleting it will do anything useful, but at the same time we
> need to properly inform users visiting that account, that certain projects
> are not hosted on Apache, more specifically as you mentioned above


>> 2) What do we do with the CloudStack repo there? Mirror? somethingelse?
> I believe we should give a notice that CloudStack project's code is now
> moved to Apache Git repo. and developers still pointing to that repo. on
> Github should now point to the new one, and maybe mention that it is about
> to be deleted in a certain time window, and when deleted we just keep a
> welcome text which points to the move and how they can move to the new on
> on Apache


>> 3) What should we do with all of the other projects hosted on that account?
> I believe that is up to Citrix, as long as the code in these repos are not
> donated to Apache yet, again as long as the new move is reported properly
> there so developers are not confused and maybe point them to some mailing
> list to ask their questions related to that change



Robert Schweikert                           MAY THE SOURCE BE WITH YOU
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