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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Move to Github
Date Sat, 19 Dec 2015 11:35:24 GMT
+1 to that, as long as we keep stuff properly mirrored in ASF and so on.

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "sebgoa" <runseb@gmail.com>
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Sent: Saturday, 19 December, 2015 09:12:14
> Subject: [DISCUSS] Move to Github

> Hi folks,
> 
> Apologies for a week end email couple days before christmas, but this needs to
> get out.
> 
> Late October I started thread [1] about moving our repo to GitHub, I would like
> to re-open this discussion.
> 
> Now that we have stabilized master and release 4.6.0, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 and 4.7.0 we
> need to think about the next steps.
> 
> To me Git and GitHub has become an essential tool to any software development,
> not using it to its full potential is hurting us.
> 
> Just as an example I would like to point you to [2], this a PR I made to
> Kubernetes (a container orchestrator), it literally added 14 characters in a
> json file.
> This was really a very minor change.
> 
> The PR automatically triggered 3 bots which created 7 labels, it ran end to end
> testss, Jenkins jobs and triggered third part builds.
> It was automatically merged.
> 
> This is just an example of things that we could build with proper access to
> Github.
> 
> Currently we don't have that access and we don't have the privileges to do what
> we should be doing in terms of CI.
> 
> There are on-going discussion at the board level of the ASF to see if a project
> purely hosted on GitHub could be an ASF project.
> The biggest issue there is independence to vendor tools (yes github is a vendor)
> and provenance of the commits.
> The ASF committership and release process guarantees that the source of commits
> and hence the history of the code is well known at all times.
> 
> Bottom line:
> 
> I would like us to use Github and hence I would like us to request to the ASF
> infra and board that CloudStack be allowed to move to GitHub.
> For this to happen of course, we need a consensus decision.
> 
> Thanks and merry christmas,
> 
> 
> [1] http://markmail.org/thread/inwfcsbqlqmfddhh
> [2] https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/pull/18823

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