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From Steven Gill <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] EOL cordova-medic
Date Mon, 12 Dec 2016 21:31:59 GMT

On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Filip Maj <> wrote:

> Dearest cordova devs,
> I'd like to discuss the possibility of killing off the cordova-medic
> repo. Kinda funny, as I landed the first commit in that repo over 4
> years ago.
> I recently sent some updates in a pull request to medic [1], updating
> some appium stuff, and after some discussion with Alex, he pointed out
> that medic is pretty much not used these days. With paramedic taking
> over as both the local testing tool as well as the keystone piece for
> Cordova's CI on cloudapp, I don't think it is worth maintaining two
> similar repositories with lots of code duplication between them.
> It looks to me like Apache's buildbot configs for Cordova exist in the
> medic repo. How valuable are these? Worth keeping around? Is execution
> on Apache buildbot going to be a thing once more in the future?
> Cloudapp seems to be doing an excellent job for us on its own...
> Other than the buildbot configs, I believe the only thing that needs
> to be migrated out are the Jenkins configs. This would be a beneficial
> move for our CI system anyways, as right now every single Jenkins job
> pulls down the medic repo _solely to get the Jenkins configs_. Moving
> the Jenkins configs into the paramedic repo would save every cloudapp
> job a repo pull, saving some time, and in CI, every second counts :)
> Anything else I'm missing? What do y'all think? Good idea? Bad idea?
> Thanks for your feedback!
> -Fil
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