[gmx-developers] Switching Infrastructure to Gitlab

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Tue Mar 24 18:18:07 CET 2020

Den 2020-03-24 kl. 17:27, skrev Paul bauer:
> Hello gmx developers,
> I just finished the migration of the Redmine database to Gitlab, and 
> have set up the repository there to be available for general development.
> This involved some renaming shenanigans that will mean you will have to 
> star the project again, but I think this is a price worth paying for 
> having a clean repo :)
> The repository is now available under https://gitlab.com/gromacs/gromacs 
> (just as before), but with a different project id if you have been using 
> the RestAPI to access it.
> The old mirror can still be accessed under 
> https://gitlab.com/gromacs/gromacs-mirror, but is essentially read only.
> Hope that we can all be productive in the new environment, and please 
> let me know if there are any strange issues coming up.
A bit strange that I got 4-5000 mails from you but that was easily fixed :)

Thanks for making this work!

> Cheers
> Paul
> On 24/03/2020 06:44, Paul bauer wrote:
>> Hello and good morning again,
>> there will be some more downtime than expected, because the transfer 
>> of issues to Gitlab crashed over night.
>> Also, I'll need to rename the current GROMACS project to something 
>> else, as the Gitlab API does not allow renumbering issues and I would 
>> have to upload the issues again starting at the point of the crash 
>> this night.
>> To make sure numbers make sense, I'll create a new project, upload the 
>> database there (hopefully now in one go), upload the repository to it, 
>> change the current GROMACS project to GROMACS-mirror, and then move 
>> the new project back to GROMACS.
>> If this sounds convoluted I have to agree it is, but this seems to be 
>> the only way.
>> Will get back to you again later once I'm done.
>> Cheers
>> Paul
>> On 23/03/2020 21:26, Paul bauer wrote:
>>> Hello again,
>>> just a quick heads up that I had to move the project on Gitlab to 
>>> private for the duration of the transfer and will move it back to 
>>> public as soon as the redmine database has been transferred.
>>> Cheers
>>> Paul
>>> On 23/03/2020 14:00, Paul bauer wrote:
>>>> Hello gmx developers,
>>>> I will be switching the gerrit.gromacs.org and redmine.gromacs.org 
>>>> servers to read only now to begin the transfer of the Redmine 
>>>> database to Gitlab, and to allow us to switch the Gitlab repository 
>>>> from being a mirror of git.gromacs.org to the source of it.
>>>> As part of this there will be some downtime until we have 
>>>> transferred everything, but I think this will be resolved before 
>>>> tomorrow morning.
>>>> I'll let you know when the process is done and the issues have been 
>>>> transferred, and when the Gitlab repository is set to accept new 
>>>> patches.
>>>> Hope you are all doing well, and see you soon on Gitlab!
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Paul

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