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Re: [jgit-dev] [egit-dev] Webmaster wants to get rid of Gerrit

I personally also prefer Gerrit over Github for reviews, for same reasons, and I'm also concerned that the platform most likely will move to github too. That will be a major productivity killer for me. It would be nice to keep gerrit at least for jgit and egit.

Am 12. November 2021 23:41:35 MEZ schrieb Matthias Sohn <matthias.sohn@xxxxxxxxx>:
>webmaster opened the issue
>since they want to get rid of Gerrit in favor of gitlab or github.
>I would personally prefer to continue using Gerrit for several reasons:
>   - I clearly prefer the commit-centric review style Gerrit implements
>   over branch-centric PRs or MRs
>   - I don't want to lose all the invaluable review comments we collected
>   during the last 12 years developing in Gerrit.
>   - Gerrit runs on JGit and we should eat our own dog food
>   - I am a Gerrit maintainer (so I am biased)
>What's your opinion?
>Options if we want to continue using Gerrit and webmaster doesn't provide
>it anymore:
>   - Take over the Eclipse gerrit instance on a project managed vserver at
>   Eclipse and run it ourselves. That's how we started using Gerrit at Eclipse
>   before the webmaster took it over.
>   - Move our repositories to a public managed Gerrit site. GerritForge
>   signaled they would be willing to host a Gerrit instance for Eclipse.

Kind regards,
Andrey Loskutov
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