[clug] Microsoft Has Acquired GitHub
bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Thu Jun 7 02:12:39 UTC 2018
On 07/06/18 11:20, Simon Oxwell wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jun 2018 at 10:52, Bob Edwards via linux
> <linux at lists.samba.org <mailto:linux at lists.samba.org>> wrote:
> On 07/06/18 10:50, Bob Edwards via linux wrote:
> > On 07/06/18 10:43, Scott Ferguson via linux wrote:
> >> Self-hosting an alternative is of interest to me - *especially
> one that
> >> supports Clavis-ci* (so far I've yet to find one).
> > Travis-ci?
> > Bob Edwards.
> Gitlab supports it's own (open-source) CI. We have been using it (self-
> hosted) for several years.
> We use Gitlab at work, and with the CI component. Gitlab itself is
> pretty solid, but can be subject to odd UI changes between versions.
> There is a bit of lock-in in that 'git log' will often refer you to look
> up a merge request in Gitlab to get access to more detail that the just
> the MR subject , but that may be a configuration option I haven't found
> yet or don't have access to.
Hmmm - interesting. You can modify the commit message on MRs in Gitlab...
I've never used GitHub - what does a "pull request" in GitHub look
like in this situation?
> My only issue with the CI, compared to travis-ci, is that it's harder to
> set up a build matrix (eg, against multiple versions of OSes) that it is
> in travis.
Most things in open source are "harder to set up"... but there are
almost always wins - in terms of making it do what you want, rather
than what the support desk people are willing to support.
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