ANNOUNCEMENT: About to re-convert *all* mirrors

Erik Helin erik.helin at
Wed Aug 21 07:43:17 UTC 2019

Hi all,

I just want to let you know that we are on track for refreshing all git 
repositories tomorrow, Thursday Aug 22. In preparation for the full 
re-conversion we have now turned off the automatic syncing from to . The 
automatic syncing will of course resume once the re-converted mirrors 
are up.

As always, if you have any questions, just let us know!


On 8/19/19 4:25 PM, Erik Helin wrote:
> Hi all,
> we need to incorporate a few changes from census [0] into the commit 
> metadata (some contributors have updated their real names) and align the 
> commit messages with the syntax defined in JEP 357 [1]. Unfortunately 
> this means that all hashes of all commits will change. We know this is 
> disruptive for everyone using the mirrors, hopefully this is the last 
> time we need to do a full re-conversion.
> We are aiming to refresh all git repositories on Thursday Aug 22.
> If you have a personal fork then we recommend that you recreate the fork 
> _after_ we have refreshed the mirrors. If you have local clones then we 
> recommend that you re-clone the repositories _after_ we have refreshed 
> the mirrors. If you have local commits that you wish to preserve then we 
> recommend that you turn your commits into patches and then apply them in 
> your re-cloned local repositories:
>      $ git format-patch <from>..<to> --stdout > /tmp/commits.mbox
>      $ cd /path/to/re-cloned/repository/from/refreshed/mirror
>      $ git am /tmp/commits.mbox
> Thanks,
> Erik & Robin
> [0]:
> [1]:

More information about the skara-dev mailing list