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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hosting a public archiva?
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2008 05:55:48 GMT
Any further plans on this?

On 25/07/2008, at 3:08 PM, Brett Porter wrote:

> I think this is a great idea.
>
> We should just start by serving the Apache repositories (snapshots  
> and releases), which we can rsync to the machine running Archiva. I  
> don't think proxying makes much sense.
>
> Syncing in central as well is an option, we just need to be careful  
> that we'd just be a pure mirror, and need to ensure it doesn't look  
> like an Apache distribution point.
>
> Also, we'd need to make sure this doesn't get frequently used as a  
> Maven download point, for a couple of reasons: bandwidth use, and  
> because we have to be free to take this down from time to time.
>
> Here are some options for hosting it:
> - as part of the vmbuild infrastructure
> - request a new zone
>
> Cheers,
> Brett
>
> On 23/07/2008, at 4:40 PM, Maria Odea Ching wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I agree this would surely be an issue but we need to have the  
>> repo &
>> Archiva on the same machine in order to provide the search.. so if  
>> we'll be
>> setting
>> up our public Archiva in ASF, we would only be able to host the ASF- 
>> licensed
>>
>> artifacts. The other alternative would be what James suggested  
>> below..
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 2:17 PM, James William Dumay <james@atlassian.com 
>> >
>> wrote:
>> Deng,
>> Perhaps we could all pitch in for a cheap linode vm to host it on?
>>
>> James
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Deng
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 2:21 PM, John Tolentino <john.tolentino@gmail.com 
>> >
>> wrote:
>>
>>> if it only indexes the artifacts i don't think there are problems  
>>> with
>>> that.
>>> hosting the artifacts in the server though is a different matter.  
>>> like what
>>> nicholas mentioned about licenses.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Maria Odea Ching  
>>> <oching@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 1:28 PM, nicolas de loof <nicolas@apache.org 
>>>> >
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> It could also host the snapshot and incubator repository.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Yep, +1 :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Not sure the apache rules allow us to host non-apache licensed  
>>>>> stuff,
>>> but
>>>>> it
>>>>> could also proxy other common public repos (codehaus snapshtos,
>>> java.net
>>>> ,
>>>>> maybe jbosss ?) to create a nice search engine
>>>>>
>>>>> 2008/7/23 John Tolentino <john.tolentino@gmail.com>:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Deng,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Will this Archiva instance serve just as an index of artifacts or
>>> will
>>>> it
>>>>>> also serve as a proxy?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I don't think we should actually use it for proxying, but more of  
>>>> like a
>>>> mirror repository so
>>>> that we could index it and perform searches against it :)
>>>>
>>>> -Deng
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> John
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Fabrice Bellingard <
>>>>> bellingard@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> +1
>>>>>>> It's always good to show that we're eating our own dog food :-)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> - Fabrice
>>>>>>> bellingard@apache.org
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Maria Odea Ching <
>>> oching@apache.org
>>>>>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I think it has been mentioned way back in IRC that we should
 
>>>>>>>> host
>>> a
>>>>>>> public
>>>>>>>> Archiva.. and I think now is a good time to do this with
1.1  
>>>>>>>> just
>>>> out
>>>>>> :)
>>>>>>>> We could set it up to index repo1 (or a mirror of it) so
people
>>>> could
>>>>>>>> actually use it for searching artifacts and also as a live
demo
>>>> which
>>>>>>>> people
>>>>>>>> could try out.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thoughts anyone?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Some concerns/questions that I currently have for this are..
>>> Where
>>>> do
>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>> set
>>>>>>>> this up? Can we use ASF's infra (like for Continuum in  
>>>>>>>> vmbuild)?
>>>>>>>> Can anyone more familiar with the ASF processes/rules shed
some
>>>> light
>>>>>> on
>>>>>>>> these? :)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>> Deng
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>
> --
> Brett Porter
> brett@apache.org
> http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/
>

--
Brett Porter
brett@apache.org
http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/


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