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Hosted Projects - SOP

Contact Information

Owner: Fedora Infrastructure Team

Contact: #fedora-admin

Location: <not sure what to put here>

Servers: hosted1

Purpose: Provide hosting place for open source projects

Description can be used to host open source projects. It provides the following facilities:

1. An scm for maintaining the code. The currently supported scm's include Mercurial, Git, Bazaar, Monotone or SVN. Note: There is no cvs

2. A trac instance, which provides a mini-wiki for hosting information and also provides a ticketing system.

How to setup a new hosted project

This page is for administrators only. People wishing to request a hosted project should use the Ticketing System ; see RequestingNewProject (Requires Fedora Account)

1 Create source group in Fedora Account System (<scm>project should be the group name)

2 Create source repo

3 Log into hosted1

4 Create new project space via
$ /usr/local/bin/ <project name> <project admin>

5 Answer most questions with defaults except source control. /srv/<scm>/<project> is where the source is

How to import data from a cvs repo into git repo

Often users request their git repos to be imported from an existing cvs repo. This is a two step process as follows:

git-cvsimport -v -d -C <dir> <cvs_module>
sudo git clone --bare --no-hardlinks </pathto/cvsimported/repo> /git/<git_dir>.git/


git-cvsimport -v -d -C translation-quick-start-guide translation-quick-start-guide
sudo git clone --bare --no-hardlinks translation-quick-start-guide/ /git/translation-quick-start-guide.git/