KDE Moves to GitLab, Phase One of the Migration Now Complete
Back in November, KDE announced that it would be moving to GitLab as part of a massive migration, and today the company confirmed that the first phase of the process is finally complete.
In other words, the KDE community can now use GitLab on a normal basis to contribute to the project and help improve the project overall.
The migration to GitLab wasn’t by any means something that can just happen overnight, as more than 1,000 repositories have been migrated.
And this is the reason KDE wanted to do the whole thing in stages, using custom tools for bulk updates that were supposed to help during the process.
“The migration started by moving some smaller and more agile KDE teams that were very interested in testing and providing feedback,” Nuritzi Sanchez of GitLab explains in a detailed post about KDE’s migration.
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