Yes, I remember that thread now, and you're correct:
https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2012-April/020494.html

One answer is to take your mirror and make it the "main" mirror on
GitHub instead of Tor's.

On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 3:53 PM, Gergely Kis <gerg...@homejinni.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Yes, I saw that thread, but I got confused by this other thread:
> https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2012-April/020339.html
>
> Here most of the participants seemed to agree that moving the 2 repositories
> to use the same SHA ids is the best course of action.
>
> In any case, if the github repo is the way to go now, then we will do the
> transition...
>
> Thanks,
> Gergely
>
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 10:48 PM, Eric Seidel <e...@webkit.org> wrote:
>>
>> This has come up in the past.  I believe the current recommended path
>> is to use the github.com SHAs and just live in a github-only world.
>>
>> https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2012-March/020002.html
>> has some discussion.
>> https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/UsingGitHub
>>
>> I am not aware of any plan to change the SHAs in the github mirror or
>> git.webkit.org (which is unfortunate, but the current reality).
>>
>> -eric
>>
>> On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Gergely Kis <gerg...@homejinni.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > It looks like that the github mirror and git.webkit.org still has
>> > different
>> > SHA ids for commits. Is this final, or is the plan still to switch to
>> > the
>> > git.webkit.org SHA ids?
>> >
>> > For our MIPS staging repository we created a new mirror on github from
>> > git.webkit.org, and now we were asked by the github admins to reduce the
>> > repository to less than 1GB. I assume that if we would fork from the
>> > github.com/WebKit/webkit repository, then it would be fine with the
>> > github
>> > admins.
>> >
>> > However, if it is still the plan to switch to the git.webkit.org SHA ids
>> > in
>> > the github mirror as well, then we would like to avoid the extra work of
>> > rebasing our work to the github mirror commits, and then rebasing it
>> > back
>> > when the transition is made.
>> >
>> > We have to decide in the next couple days, because github will disable
>> > access to our repository again, so any status update on this transition
>> > plan
>> > would be helpful.
>> >
>> > Alternatively, if you have any experience with the github admins in how
>> > to
>> > ask for more space for webkit repositories, any advice would be very
>> > appreciated.
>> >
>> > Best Regards,
>> > Gergely Kis
>> >
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