[b2g] PSA: Shutting down my mozilla git mirror in three weeks

Axel Hecht axel at mozilla.com
Tue Nov 26 10:33:43 UTC 2013

There are people lobbying for this, but they don't win.

Beyond the "oh doh hg", there's real beef in the rather different 
branching pattern gaia has, and that stability branches seem to live 
longer. In particular, partners don't release when the code is ready, 
but when they're ready, with hardware and all.


On 11/26/13 12:16 AM, Chris Peterson wrote:
> On 11/25/13, 2:59 PM, Nicholas Nethercote wrote:
>> Are there plans to move Gaia from Github onto Mozilla servers?  Having
>> portions of our primary products on third-party servers is a terrible
>> idea.
> A related question: why is Gaia not part of mozilla-central?
> mozilla-central includes low-level platform code like Gonk and Gecko,
> but it also includes high-level product code like Firefox and Fennec.
> Why is Gaia any different?
> AFAIK, Facebook and Amazon (and I think Google used to) have one repo
> containing all code for all products.
> chris
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