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

Jean-Philippe Evrard jean-philippe at
Fri Apr 26 07:00:16 UTC 2019

On Thu, Apr 25, 2019, at 17:03, Jim Rollenhagen wrote:
> 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
> - any repository in which is no longer in
> - 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:
> 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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