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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1690454 - /comdev/projects.apache.org/scripts/README.txt
Date Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:48:53 GMT
On 12 July 2015 at 19:49, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
> Le dimanche 12 juillet 2015 15:41:13 sebb a écrit :
>> On 12 July 2015 at 14:56, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
>> > Le dimanche 12 juillet 2015 14:14:49 sebb a écrit :
>> >> On 12 July 2015 at 13:58,  <hboutemy@apache.org> wrote:
>> >> > Author: hboutemy
>> >> > Date: Sun Jul 12 12:58:09 2015
>> >> > New Revision: 1690454
>> >> >
>> >> > URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1690454
>> >> > Log:
>> >> > updated explanation on import scripts vs update scripts
>> >> >
>> >> > Modified:
>> >> >     comdev/projects.apache.org/scripts/README.txt
>> >> >
>> >> > Modified: comdev/projects.apache.org/scripts/README.txt
>> >> > URL:
>> >> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/comdev/projects.apache.org/scripts/README.
>> >> > tx
>> >> > t?rev=1690454&r1=1690453&r2=1690454&view=diff
>> >> > =======================================================================
>> >> > ==
>> >> > ===== --- comdev/projects.apache.org/scripts/README.txt (original)
>> >> > +++ comdev/projects.apache.org/scripts/README.txt Sun Jul 12 12:58:09
>> >> > 2015
>> >> >
>> >> > @@ -43,3 +43,8 @@ various sources:
>> >> >    in: data/projects.xml + projects' DOAP files
>> >> >    out: site/json/projects/*.json + site/json/foundation/projects.json
>> >> >
>> >> >        + site/doap/{committeeId}/{project}.rdf
>> >> >
>> >> > +
>> >> > +NOTICE: what prevents import scripts to be added to cron?
>> >> > +1. parse committees.py requires committee-info.txt, which is not
>> >> > available on project-vm (require authentication)
>> >>
>> >> Agreed this means the script must be run by a process with suitable karma
>> >>
>> >> > +2. both scripts not only update files but sometimes need to add new
>> >> > files
>> >> > (new committees or new projects) or move +   (projects going to Attic
>> >> > or
>> >> > retired committees)
>> >>
>> >> Why should it make a difference if files need to be added?
>> >> There is already a cronjob that detects new files and runs 'svn add' for
>> >> them
>> >
>> > the real problem is when moving a file is required: if we blindly add new
>> > files for files that should be moved, not only do we get too much files,
>> > but when removing the old file we loose history (that could have been
>> > useful)
>> In which case, why not run 'svn add' and 'svn mv' as part of the
>> script where necessary?
> we need to detect when a project moves to Attic

That must already be known to the script else how does the person
running the script know what to do?

> then integrate svn commands to the python script

That should be fairly easyl.

> feasible, but adds complexity...
>
>>
>> This would be safer than the cronjob which assumes that all new files
>> are to be added to SVN.
>

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