[CentOS-devel] Decommissioning of CentOS Stream 8 source-git branches

Fri May 13 09:30:29 UTC 2022
Tomas Tomecek <ttomecek at redhat.com>

All the work is now done, we have cleaned up repos and branches that were
not used.

I also just updated the kernel c8s source-git repo to contain the latest
changes coming from dist-git:

Have a safe Friday the 13th all,

On Mon, Apr 4, 2022 at 1:23 PM Tomas Tomecek <ttomecek at redhat.com> wrote:

> The decommissioning of c8s source-git branches will begin this week.
> You can read details about the plan here:
> https://github.com/packit/source-git-onboarding/#decommissioning or in
> the previous email below.
> The list of packages we are going to process can be found in this json
> file:
> https://github.com/packit/source-git-onboarding/blob/main/packages.json
> Just a reminder that we are NOT going to touch any Stream 9 source-git
> repos, this is only about the Stream 8 source-git repos that are created
> from unpacked archives. Please let us know if any of your workflows gets
> disrupted, our aim is to make this transparent and seamless.
> Folks in CC: this message is just a heads-up since you are committers in
> gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/src/*/-/commits/c9s
> Tomas
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2022 at 10:05 AM Tomas Tomecek <ttomecek at redhat.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello, we would like to announce our plan to decommission and remove the
>> c8s branches of the CentOS Stream source-git repositories. This also means
>> the removal of any repository from the
>> gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/src namespace which is left without a
>> branch. Stream 9 content will not be affected.
>> As you might remember, these are the source-git repositories produced by
>> unpacking the c8s branches from CentOS Stream 8 dist-git, and making the
>> resulting content available at gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/src.
>> We took a look at the utilization of this content during 2021, based on
>> the GitLab data and found out that no one from the community has used
>> these repositories to contribute to CentOS Stream 8. The only exception is
>> the kernel repository [1], we will keep that one up.
>> Please let us know if you find these repositories useful or are part of
>> your routine.
>> Our focus for the future is to deliver a consistent source-git workflow
>> for Fedora and CentOS Stream under the umbrella of Fedora source-git SIG
>> [2].
>> [1] https://gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/src/kernel/centos-stream-8
>> [2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/Source-git
>> Tomas
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