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sr #3058: Help needed for migrating from Sourceforge to Gna

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Submitted on:  Thu Jul 18 09:09:56 2013  
Category: OtherPriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Email: -unavailable-Open/Closed: Open
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Thu Jul 18 09:09:56 2013, original submission:

I'm PCMan, a developer of LXDE (lightweght X11 desktop environment) project.
It's a GPL'd free desktop environment started in 2006.

Currently, we're using hosting provided by
However, due to its proprietary nature, full of advertisement, and
complicated user interface,
we're now evaluating the possibility to move to Gna instead.
Our developers are eager to move away from and migrate to a really "free" hosting.

We're using git so the move is simple in this part.
Our web site is not hosted on, but we use our own web server.
So it's not a problem.
However, we have quite a lot of archived mails in the mailing list.
Is it possible to import the old mail archives from

In addition, there are quite a lot of bugs in the issue tracker.
I'm not sure if there are good ways to migrate them.

This is the main blockers for the migration.
Any kind of help is appreciated.

Thank you in advance.



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