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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [www] Any Drupal guru's lurking? ( was : Ext / Temp repository stability ( was Extensions and templates site down ))
Date Tue, 16 Aug 2011 20:06:54 GMT


It's custom php code located somewhere in the infra
repo.  If you ask on infrastructure@ someone can provide
you specifics and access if you'd like.



>________________________________
>From: Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com>
>To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 4:02 PM
>Subject: Re: [www] Any Drupal guru's lurking? ( was : Ext / Temp repository stability
( was Extensions and templates site down ))
>
>On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> It just needs to be cleared by legal/board.
>> While hosting non-OSS plugins is probably out,
>> I don't see why we can't host OSS ones here
>> especially if we don't change the dns from
>> openoffice.org to apache.org.
>>
>> We already host modules.apache.org which provides
>> a similar service for httpd modules.  One essential
>> implementation difference is that the downloads aren't
>> served by us, we just point users at the offsite
>> sources and only host metadata.  Technically that's
>> probably what I'd like to see happen to the ooo
>> extensions site as well before bringing it in house.
>>
>
>We had talked on another thread about a longer-term approach where we
>would host a registry of externally-hosted extensions.  That kind of
>solutions has a lot of attractive qualities.
>
>Do you know anything about the http modules registry, e.g., where the
>code is?  That might be something we could use to jump-start an
>extensions registry.  It has the basics.
>
>>
>>
>>
>>>________________________________
>>>From: Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com>
>>>To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 2:45 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [www] Any Drupal guru's lurking? ( was : Ext / Temp repository stability
( was Extensions and templates site down ))
>>>
>>>On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 1:58 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 14:49 -0400, drew wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 11:42 -0700, Dave Fisher wrote:
>>>>> > On Aug 14, 2011, at 11:39 AM, drew wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> > > On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 11:18 -0700, Dave Fisher wrote:
>>>>> > >> On Aug 14, 2011, at 11:06 AM, drew wrote:
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> > >>> On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 13:37 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>> > >>>> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 1:06 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com>
wrote:
>>>>> > > <big snip>
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > >>>
>>>>> > >>> Just hit the templates site and it's back, I would
rather we ask the
>>>>> > >>> current admin about what, if any, maintenance is needing
done on the
>>>>> > >>> site, and then we should offer, if it would help, to
try and find some
>>>>> > >>> volunteer help to get that done, asap.
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> > >> Here is what an OSUOSL admin said in July when this happened
last:
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> > >>> Looks like varnish died on the machine and I just kicked
it. The site(s)
>>>>> > >>> should be back online now.
>>>>> > >>>
>>>>> > >>> The sites have been in an unstable state for quite
a while mostly
>>>>> > >>> because neither we (OSL) nor Sun/Oracle had time to
fix the performance
>>>>> > >>> issues both of the sites entails. Couple that with
the fact that the
>>>>> > >>> machines they power those sites are very underpower
considering the load
>>>>> > >>> they take. It's gotten so bad that we've turned off
notifications
>>>>> > >>> because they just go off all the time.
>>>>> > >>>
>>>>> > >>> What really needs to happen is to have the sites completely
>>>>> > >>> re-architected from the ground up with scaling in mind.
At least one of
>>>>> > >>> the sites is a stock Drupal 5.0 with a very hacked
core. I know some
>>>>> > >>> Sun/Oracle engineers had been working on fixing that
into a Drupal 6
>>>>> > >>> module but I'm not sure where that left off.
>>>>> > >>>
>>>>> > >>> Anyways, If you would like some more help with how
these sites can be
>>>>> > >>> fixed moving forward, please let me know. But we are
strectched thin for
>>>>> > >>> resources.
>>>>> > >>>
>>>>> > >>> Thanks-
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> > >> The offer is there. I'll give anyone the admin's email
and off the list if you want to contact him.
>>>>> > >>
>>>>> > > Howdy Dave
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > > Well I'll not be much technical help with Drupal, however I
can start by
>>>>> > > posting an email to the Apache infra ML and see if maybe there
is
>>>>> > > someone skilled in the art willing to work with our current
admin and
>>>>> > > the osu admin. I'll do that in a little bit here, if no one
minds.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Ideally someone here on the ML would be a Drupal guru.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'll send this one then - and if needed the other after a day or so..;-)
>>>>
>>>> Alright - well just tried to hit the extension site (from the OO.o front
>>>> page) 6 times, 5 'connection reset', 1 time success - then clicked on
>>>> templates and 'connection reset'
>>>>
>>>> No hands up here yet that I've seen.
>>>>
>>>> People do want to have this site up, yes?
>>>>
>>>> So - I said I'd not be much help, that isn't the same as no help.
>>>>
>>>> I assume all the drupal setup is under version control, or is it just
>>>> the custom changes (with any schema changes) - either way I can setup a
>>>> VM here and see about tackling an update from 5 to 6 (not 7???)
>>>>
>>>
>>>What are you trying to accomplish?
>>>
>>>I thought the fact that the extensions site was hosting software
>>>downloads that were not all under the Apache 2.0 license, and in some
>>>cases were not even OSS, made it impossible for us to be hosting the
>>>site on Apache servers.
>>>
>>>
>>>> _while_
>>>>
>>>> Sending an email to the apache infra ml looking for additional help.
>>>>
>>>> OK
>>>>
>>>> //drew
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> //drew
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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