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From "Gav..." <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: Propose moving main website to svnpubsub system.
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2010 12:01:03 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Williams [mailto:williamstw@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 21 July 2010 9:53 PM
> To: dev@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Propose moving main website to svnpubsub system.
> 
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Gav... <gavin@16degrees.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Over in infra land we have svnpubsub system for the immediate
> publishing of
> > website changes.
> >
> > The pubsub daemon watches our /www/forrest.apache.org area for
> commits and
> > as they come in,
> > does an immediate svn up on our web servers - making the changes live
> almost
> > immediate, rather
> > than having to wait an hour or two for the next sync to happen.
> >
> > This is currently being used by other projects such as httpd, apr,
> > trafficserver and a few others.
> >
> > After some early trial issues I'm confident that this system is now
> working
> > just fine and propose
> > that Apache Forrest move over to this system. We as a project need do
> > nothing (I will take care
> > of infra changes.)
> >
> > Our own publishing methods such as using Forrestbot would not need to
> change
> > (as all that does is
> > commit to our /site/ are of svn.)
> >
> > We currently commit to our svn /site/ area and a cronjob checks for
> updates
> > every 1/2 hour -- that
> > cronjob would no longer be necessary and the pubsub deamon would take
> over
> > listening for and performing
> > updates.
> >
> > Thoughts or concerns on doing this?
> 
> +1, Sounds like all good-ness to me:)
> 

Thanks, there is no rush to do this so I will wait for other opinions.

Gav...

> --tim



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