[rb-general] software release archive

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Wed May 23 13:37:51 CEST 2018

On 05/22/2018 07:23 AM, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> Actually, I wouldn't call that a solution.
> That will cause lock-in in a single gitlab installation (will we stay on
> salsa.debian.org, migrate to gitlab.com, get our own instance? etc).
> Sure once GitLab provides that feature we can _also_ upload the signed
> tarballs there, but I'd rather it not be the only place.  I'm actually
> quite happy about my idea storing the tarballs in a git-lfs repository,
> that will allow anyone to easily get a copy of all our archive, and can
> easily made available anywhere.

I'd say git-lfs is just as much lock-in, from the perspective of "where
can I get some HTTP download link on a webpage, please".

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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