[fpc-pascal] Forking the GitLab FPC Source repository
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Sun Apr 30 17:59:55 CEST 2023
On Sun, 30 Apr 2023, Norman Dunbar via fpc-pascal wrote:
> Good Afternoon All.
> I'm attempting to fork the FPC Source repository on GitLab so that I can
> occasionally make some updates to the M68K Sinclair QL cross compiler RTL and
> Unit files. However, I get an error messages saying "an error occurred, try
> again". This is constant with every attempt, after fresh logins etc.
> I suspect that this is down to the repository being private? If indeed it is
> private. There are docs on GitLab which advises that private repos can't be
> cloned unless a member.
> Am I correct in this thinking? Is all I need to do is request access to the
> official repo using the link on the home page for it?
The repo is not private.
> I have checked the FPC development docs, Wiki and searched with
> Google/DuckDuckGo to no avail.
> Any advice gratefully reeceived. Thanks.
One possible reason is that the repo is simply too big: it has 26 years of
We had serious problems importing it for this very reason.
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