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Working through forge downtime

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Sourcehut and Codeberg are experiencing reliability issues due to an ongoing layer-3 DDoS attack.

I managed to continue working on this site uninterrupted:

  • I practice Hydra Hosting by simultaneously pushing to at least four remotes (git.sr.ht, codeberg.org, github.com, gitlab.com, git.envs.net, and a private one).

  • My CI manifests are thin wrappers around shell scripts, Makefiles, and other portable tooling.

  • My CI dependencies are mostly statically-linked binaries in a tarball that I host at multiple locations.

  • My CI jobs can all run locally.

  • I use email-based contributions: I accept pull-requests on other forges with email notifications, and formatted patches through email.

I don’t ever want to be limited by a single provider’s uptime if I can help it.