On Jul 14 09:22 PM, Alyx Wolcott wrote:
On Sun, Jul 14, 2019 at 9:20 PM A. Wilcox
> Hello all,
> Now that we've migrated to the new GitLab, I think it is time we revisit
> the repositories we are still keeping (in archived form):
> * aports.git and aports-old.git
> Both are over 100 MB and both contain nothing helpful or useful to us
> any more. They're snapshots of 2017 and 2018 Alpine packages, sometimes
> with improvements that made it to system/ or user/. If we want to
> investigate how Alpine did something we can just look in their current
> Git instead of an old mirror. I'd like to remove both of these.
If there are no unmerged changes these can probably be removed.
> * portageplus.git
> This is some patches to an old version of Portage, ca early 2017, that
> supports emitting APK binpkgs. It also defaults to Galapagos instead of
> Gentoo as a fallback repository. (How many here even remember Galapagos?)
> We can probably archive the apkkit patch for posterity and then delete
> it, IMO.
I say keep it for posterity.
> * patches.git
> musl compatibility patches for some packages in /etc/portage/patches
> My suggestion is take what we haven't packaged in packages.git and save
> it somewhere (or maybe just package it?), then remove it.
> * etc-portage.git, apkkit-conf.git, systemsite.git
> Old infrastructure from when we were a Gentoo fork. Maybe archive for
> posterity, or delete it.
Archive for posterity please.
100MB isn't a lot of space, I doubt it is particularly useful for us
anymore but I don't specifically see a benefit in deleting this past work;
esp. when it may involve products we still need to complete integrating