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From "Maria Odea Ching" <och...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hosting a public archiva?
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2008 02:08:27 GMT
Thanks for setting it up Brett :)
Sorry, I haven't been able to work on this. I'll send an email in the next
few days to the infra team/list to inquire if and how we can set up an
Archiva instance to host the Apache repos.

Thanks,
Deng

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:

> I've set up 1.1.2 on vmbuild.apache.org.
>
> This will just contain whatever is proxied into the Continuum server going
> forward, not a full copy. It might be a useful starting point though - and
> is probably also useful for deploying CI snapshots to (and managing them
> using the purge features).
>
> Cheers,
> Brett
>
>
> On 04/09/2008, at 12:40 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
>
>
>> 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/
>>
>>
> --
> Brett Porter
> brett@apache.org
> http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/
>
>

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