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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [INFRA] download.services.openoffice.org in danger
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2012 19:51:57 GMT
Am 03/05/2012 07:19 PM, schrieb Roberto Galoppini:
> On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 11:43 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>> Am 03/04/2012 08:02 PM, schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>
>>> With the Oracle infrastructure going away we are in danger of losing the
>>> legacy downloads and the root of the MirrorBrain network.
>>
>>
>> I haven't realised that this counts also for the download webserver. I
>> thought for mail services only.
>>
>>
>>> Also it turns out that the Extensions site uses the url
>>> updateexte.services.openoffice.org for updates and that url points to
>>> download.services.openoffice.org
>>
>>
>> I don't know the reason for the linking. But maybe it's because a few
>> extensions are outsourced from the main repository due to their high load.
>> See:
>>
>> http://download.services.openoffice.org/files/extended/extensions/
>>
>>
>>> SourceForge has asked to take control of
>>> updateexte.services.openoffice.org which makes sense.
>>
>>
>> Great.
>
> Let us know how to move this forward. By the way, we look forward to
> give the control back to the community for maintenance, maybe we could
> create an admin account for Infra?
>
>>> What do we want to do about download.services.openoffice.org?
>>
>>
>> It can be switched to the alternative host which is hosted by MirrorBrain
>> itself, so that this is used for serving downloads instead of the Oracle
>> hosted service.
>>
>> See the file "http://www.openoffice.org/download/globalvars.js". Just
>> exchange the content for the "MIRROR_MIRRORBRAIN_URL" and
>> "MIRROR_MIRRORBRAIN2_URL" variables.
>
> If you need any help on that let us know, we might serve them temporary in case.

No problem, I can do the change at (nearly ;-) ) any time. It's just one 
commit away.

But it would be interesting to know a bit more about hosting the 
download bits. Is it also via MirrorBrain? What's the URL?

Thanks

Marcus


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