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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Zeta Components
Date Tue, 20 Apr 2010 12:48:43 GMT
> would it be problematic if issue tracking / CI would be hosted on a
> dedicated server outside Apache? Kore Nordmann and me would happily
> sponsor this server.

I am not a decision maker, but I would think that CI is no problem. I
mean, it uses code from Apache SVN and there is no documentation which
is cirtical for the project on it. If it breaks or gets lost or
developers leave the project there is nearly no harm done because one
can set up another CI server. In Log4PHP we had a cruisecontrol server
from one of the developers until we moved to buildbot. I think we
could have stayed there.

On issues i think is more problematic. This is information critical to
a project and I believe it needs to be stored somewhere on Apache
servers. But there is always the chance to speak with infra if we are
able to install Arbit there. Is this a incubation blocker for Zeta? If
not we should proceed with this process and then ask infra, otherwise
we need to clarify now.

Christian


>
> The reasons we want to use Arbit instead of the other solutions is simple:
>
> 1. Since Arbit is driven by some of the core contributors of Zeta, we
> can patch new features into it right away, as we need them.
>
> 2. Arbit is built upon Zeta Components and eating our own dog food is
> just fair.
>
> 3. We have experience with other CI solutions (CruiseControl) and it's
> always been a hassle to fully integrate the metrics we wanted to have.
>
> 4. CI of Zeta consumes quite some ressources. 1-2 GB of RAM consumption
> is not seldom. A dedicated server for this purpose would ensure we do
> not disturb other services.
>
> Regards,
> Toby
> - --
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