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From sebb <>
Subject Re: displaying incorrect data - who is responsible for the host?
Date Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:56:46 GMT
On 1 July 2015 at 11:21, Daniel Gruno <> wrote:
> My time devoted to comdev is unfortunately limited right now, but I will
> state a few things:
> - runs on the comdev VM (projects-vm).
> - Anyone in the comdev project/PMC can access this machine.
> - is still considered a 'pet project'. It is not an
> official Apache service, it is not maintained by infra, it's a personal
> thing I put together to help out projects. It was donated to comdev because
> infra - while supportive of the project - did not want to manage it. If

However it has been recommended several times (by some board members,
IIRC) as a way of providing the basic information needed for a board

> anyone is interesting in moving it to a more official (maintainable) state,
> then by all means do so.
> - The service is fully automated, which is one of the reasons it uses
> publicly available information rather than committee information that is not
> publicly available. Using the committee info file would require yet another
> svn role account. I'm not saying it's impossible, but it would require some
> additional work.

That's fair enough, but then the text needs to make clear what the
limitations are.

At present AFAICT it relies on people.a.o, which is not the canonical
source for PMC membership or project membership.
Also if people.a.o fails to run for a day or so (which can and has
happened), the dates of LDAP group changes may be incorrect.

> With regards,
> Daniel.
> On 2015-07-01 08:02, Hervé BOUTEMY wrote:
>> I asked about it one week ago (with analysis of the VM state), but got no
>> answer.
>> Seems the only one to know is Daniel, and he doesn't check this ML or
>> doesn't
>> have time.
>> I have access to the VM: it was given for projects-new.
>> Technically, I can change reporter too, but since we're starting from an
>> unexpected status (no svn checkout, files on the VM that are not part of
>> svn),
>> I didn't want to change the VM content without asking before.
>> At the moment, I want to finish projects new switch: then I'll probably
>> have
>> more time to help on reporter.
>> Regards,
>> Hervé
>> Le mardi 30 juin 2015 01:20:46 sebb a écrit :
>>> is showing misleading PMC membership data.
>>> As this is used in board reports, it really ought to be fixed ASAP.
>>> However the fixes I made to SVN have not been applied, and there is no
>>> documentation I could find on how the host has been set up - nor how
>>> the faulty data is generated.
>>> Who is responsible for maintaining the host and updating the software on
>>> it?

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