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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hosting a public archiva?
Date Thu, 04 Sep 2008 02:40:34 GMT

On 26/08/2008, at 4:36 PM, Maria Odea Ching wrote:

> Yep, I just saw Gwen submit a patch for MRM-90 (advanced search  
> options)
> yesterday which would be an advantageous feature for a public  
> Archiva.. I
> haven't taken a close look at the patch yet but if we can include that
> feature in the next release, I was thinking we use that next release  
> for the
> public Archiva (though 1.1.1 is also good to go I think).

Yeah, we can always upgrade.

>
>
> Btw, do we need to formally ask permission from or coordinate with  
> the ASF
> or the infra team to set up Archiva to serve the Apache repos? :)

Depends on where and what role we want to have it play.

>
>
> Thanks,
> Deng
>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>
>> 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/
>>
>>

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


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