[ros-users] Hydro Medusa Plan for code.ros.org

Tully Foote tfoote at willowgarage.com
Thu Jan 24 21:19:42 UTC 2013

That's fine. As we said we're happy to help and can provide the db to
people who are planning to do a migration.


On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Dave Hershberger
<hersh at willowgarage.com>wrote:

> Um, the ticket migration will be a problem for people who can't log in to
> the server hosting code.ros.org.  The ticket migration script of mine
> which is linked from
> http://www.ros.org/wiki/RecommendedRepositoryUsage/MigrationHelp requires
> a copy of the sqlite database file in which the trac tickets are stored.
> As soon as anyone tries to use that migration guide to move tickets, they
> will send an email asking for the trac DB file.
> I don't have a recommendation at this time, I just wanted to let you know.
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Aaron Blasdel <ablasdel at willowgarage.com
> > wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> This is a message to all packages maintainers.
>> We would like to announce our plan to suspend code hosting on
>> code.ros.org following the Hydro release and ask all maintainers of
>> packages hosted there to plan to migrate to GitHub during the Hydro cycle.
>>  All tickets and source control history can be preserved in this process.
>> For a little bit of background, at Willow Garage we have started using
>> GitHub regularly and now recommend it to the wider community[1] many of the
>> Willow hosted packages have been transferred already. And we plan to
>> continue migrating packages to GitHub.
>> As we are now recommending Github and actively moving packages off of
>> code.ros.org already we have determined that the effort to keep
>> code.ros.org running in its current form is not worth the benefit.  It
>> currently has significantly degraded performance, especially for tickets.
>> Using GitHub provides better and more up to date hosting opportunities for
>> all developers in the greater ROS community.
>> For help migrating your repositories please see the migration helper [2]
>> It has instructions for how to migrate both code and trac tickets to
>> GitHub.
>> Please let us know if you need help or guidance.  We are happy to help
>> facilitate and suggest into what organizations stacks could be migrated.
>> [1] http://www.ros.org/wiki/RecommendedRepositoryUsage
>> [2] http://www.ros.org/wiki/RecommendedRepositoryUsage/MigrationHelp
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Tully Foote
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