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From Tim Williams <william...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Propose moving main website to svnpubsub system.
Date Wed, 21 Jul 2010 11:52:34 GMT
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:)

--tim

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