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

Paul Belanger pabelanger at redhat.com
Fri May 3 19:05:38 UTC 2019

On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 08:48:10PM +0200, Roman Gorshunov wrote:
> Hello Jim, team,
> I'm from Airship project. I agree with archival of Github mirrors of
> repositories. One small suggestion: could we have project descriptions
> adjusted to point to the new location of the source code repository,
> please? E.g. "The repo now lives at opendev.org/x/y".
This is something important to keep in mind from infra side, once the
repo is read-only, we lose the ability to use the API to change it.

>From manage-projects.py POV, we can update the description before
flipping the archive bit without issues, just need to make sure we have
the ordering correct.

Also, there is no API to unarchive a repo from github sadly, for that a
human needs to log into github UI and click the button. I have no idea

- Paul

> Thanks to AJaeger & clarkb.
> Thank you.
> Best regards,
> -- Roman Gorshunov

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