Migration plans for lists.alioth.debian.org
dom at earth.li
Sat Jan 27 17:54:05 UTC 2018
On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 02:36:04PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi Dominic,
> full quote for the benefit of
> reproducible-builds at lists.alioth.debian.org
> On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 02:29:46PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > Dear fellow developers,
> > Following on from the announcement in September and subsequent
> > discussions we are now in a position to announce further details
> > of the replacement service for lists.alioth.debian.org.
> > Whilst we recognise that most use cases will eventually served by
> > other systems, given the widespread use of these lists it is
> > desirable to provide some continuity beyond the alioth shutdown
> > date.
> > The new service will be called alioth-lists.debian.net and will
> > handle email sent to lists.alioth.debian.org after shutdown. It
> > will be run by Debian Developers (currently Dominic Hargreaves,
> > Alex Muntada and Bernhard Schmidt). Migration of lists will be to
> > another mailman installation, with config, subscribers and archives
> > all intact. An HTTP redirector will be provided by the DSA team so
> > that existing archive URLs continue to work.
> > The date of the migration is yet to be fixed but will need
> > to be be in late March or early April to ensure it is complete before
> > the alioth system needs to be shut down.
> > This is not intended to supercede the advice to make use of other
> > services where appropriate, such as lists.debian.org for eligible
> > lists, tracker.debian.org or salsa, but does enable other lists
> > such as package team maintenance lists, to have a home in the
> > short term. The service will be reviewed for viability and
> > usefulness after one release cycle, as the expectation is that
> > over time many lists will find a natural home elsewhere.
> > Both to avoid migrating unused lists, and to ensure we migrate
> > data with consent, we will only migrate lists where this has been
> > specifically requested:
> > * One of the list owners must reply to the email we will sending in the
> > next few days to confirm they would like the list to be migrated.
> yes, please migrate our list, reproducible-builds at lists.alioth.debian.org
> to the new setup.
> and thank you (all) very much for doing this (all)!
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