Git mirroring halted for freebsd-base

Shawn Webb shawn.webb at
Sat Dec 3 17:21:56 UTC 2016

On Sat, Dec 03, 2016 at 12:42:56PM +0100, Ulrich Sp??rlein wrote:
> 2016-12-02 11:07 GMT+01:00 Ulrich Sp??rlein <uqs at>:
> > The conversion process started chewing up 100% cpu without making much progress, first attempts to rectify this have failed.
> >
> > The svn2git conversion and pushes to github have been halted. Pushes to bitbucket also have been halted (we're reaching the 2GB limit imposed by bitbucket).
> >
> > I'll update this thread in about 24h.
> > Uli
> Service is fully restored now for the github mirror, sorry for the downtime.
> Bitbucket will stop working soon because of the size limitations.
> Speak up if you require this mirror to be kept up-to-date.
> Cheers,
> Uli

Looks like it might be easier for some downstream projects to fully
recreate their ports repositories from scratch than to try to merge from

What caused the issue? What is going to be done to prevent it from
happening again?


Shawn Webb
Cofounder and Security Engineer

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