Author Archives: Marcin Kulik

Announcing HTTP(S) pushing support

We’re happy to announce that Gitorious just added support for pushing over HTTP(S) protocol in addition to the existing pushing over SSH. This is especially good news for developers whose organizations’ network policies don’t allow for outgoing SSH connections and for people traveling (for the same, network related reason). You can do the following now: git clone https://gitorious.org/project/repository.git […]

Security vulnerability in bash

Yesterday it was announced that a critical vulnerability has been discovered in GNU Bash. By exploiting the vulnerability a user can execute arbitrary commands on the server. While these commands may not run with root privileges it’s still a dangerous attack vector. There are several ways to exploit the vulnerability, one of them is especially dangerous to Gitorious. […]

Golang patterns for serving on-demand, generated content

We’re using Go for some parts of the Gitorious project and one of the recently open sourced sub-projects written in Go is git-archive-daemon. It’s a scalable, high-performance HTTP API for serving archives of git repositories. While implementing this tool we noticed several apparent patterns emerge which are not specific to git archive generation and can […]

Announcing Gitorious 3.1

We’re happy to announce Gitorious 3.1 – a minor upgrade bringing several new features, many improvements and lots of bugfixes. Detailed list of the changes can be found in our CHANGELOG, the highlights of this release are presented below. New features and notable changes Our commenting system got further improvements. On all diff views you can […]

Future of the “Inbox” feature

The “Inbox” feature was added to Gitorious about 4 years ago and it was meant to give our users an easy way of communication. While we know it is a useful feature for many of you, we are also aware that it hasn’t gotten enough love recently. We’d love to know more about how you […]

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