[sane-devel] Alioth deprecation

Gerhard Jäger gerhard at gjaeger.de
Fri Mar 23 11:22:46 UTC 2018

Dear Laura,

Thank you for the information and thanks to Olaf we're already in the process of
moving to gitlab: https://gitlab.com/sane-project

Although not all issues we have with the movement are solved, the project is on
a good way.

Best regards,

On 20.03.2018 at 09:38 Laura Arjona Reina wrote:
> Hello SANE developers
> (Please CC me, I'm not subscribed).
> Thanks for working in making scanning easy!
> Yesterday I happened to be in the need of downloading and compiling
> sane-backends in a Debian box, and realised that you (upstream project) use
> Debian's Alioth for the development management (repos, mailing lists, bug
> tracker, maybe more).
> I don't know if you are aware that Alioth is deprecated, it will be shutdown in
> May 2018 probably, and all the Debian contributors and upstream projects that
> use its infrastructure should consider migrating the different services to
> another place.
> Please have a look at this wiki page:
> https://wiki.debian.org/Alioth/
> in order to see the alternatives for the different components of Alioth  and
> take the corresponding measures.
> Best regards

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