[tc][all] Github mirroring (or lack thereof) for unofficial projects

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Apr 25 16:02:22 UTC 2019

Jim Rollenhagen <jim at jimrollenhagen.com> writes:

> Hi,
> Now that the great OpenDev migration is done, we have a number of projects
> on Github which are no longer mirroring and becoming stale. This includes:
> - most repositories at https://github.com/openstack-infra
> - any repository in https://github.com/openstack which is no longer in
> https://opendev.org/openstack
> - I think that's it, but there could be others.
> The OpenDev and OpenStack teams have no plans to continue mirroring these
> projects to Github; primarily because we don't have a corresponding Github
> organization to put them in. However, teams can easily set up a mirror to
> any location they like on Github:
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-April/005007.html
> The remaining question is what to do with the stale repos in the OpenStack
> organization on Github. Right now, we plan to just archive them. This means
> that the repository will be read-only, with a banner at the top saying it's
> archived. If a project owner wants to transfer the project to another
> Github organization, we can unarchive the project to do so, and they can
> maintain the mirroring via Zuul.
> If there's no wild objections to this plan, we'll go ahead with it soon.
> Maybe the week after the Summit, unless someone in the OpenDev team has
> spare cycles before that.
> // jim



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