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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Live testing of SF download mirrors
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:08:48 GMT

On Apr 6, 2012, at 12:22 PM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 3:00 PM, drew jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-04-06 at 14:44 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 1:13 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>>>> Just to be sure - when I try to download 3.3, just now and after the
>>>> switch, it ends at a 404 page not found error page (screenshot)
>>>> http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/screenshot-110.png
>>>> 
>>>> - is this expected with this test.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> No.  There should be no errors.  Do you have a reproducible error?
>> 
>> Yup just got it again - here are the steps.
>> 
>> Go to http://www.openoffice.org
>> 
>> Click on the item 'I want to download now'
>> 
>> This expands the entry and identifies my OS a Linux/DEB..great.
>> 
>> Click on 'Download now'.
>> 
>> This then displays the page at:
>> http://www.openoffice.org/download/contribute.html?download=bouncer&product%3DOpenOffice.org%26os%3Dlinuxinteldeb%26lang%3Den-US%26version%3D3.3.0
>> 
>> A few seconds later it changes to the page in the screen shot.
>> http://download.services.openoffice.org/files/notfound-bouncer.html
>> 
>> Just tried again, same result.
>> 
> 
> Well, it appears that Marcus has taken it upon himself to semi-revert
> the changes I made, but without communicating what he has done.  He
> changed back 1/4 of the files that I had modified before. So I have
> zero idea what state that leaves the download service in now.  But it
> can't be good.

He changed ooo/ooo-site/trunk/content/download/globalvars.js

David-Fishers-MacBook-Air:download dave$ svn log globalvars.js
------------------------------------------------------------------------
r1310452 | marcus | 2012-04-06 09:32:53 -0700 (Fri, 06 Apr 2012) | 1 line

Setting back to 'mirrorbrain' as it's not yet working with 'soureforge'
------------------------------------------------------------------------
r1310437 | robweir | 2012-04-06 09:14:08 -0700 (Fri, 06 Apr 2012) | 2 lines

Direct legacy downloads to SourceForge (patch from BZ 119194)

------------------------------------------------------------------------
r1300748 | marcus | 2012-03-14 14:59:51 -0700 (Wed, 14 Mar 2012) | 1 line

Switched to the secondary download service because Oracle will shutdown the primary service
on March, 15th.

David-Fishers-MacBook-Air:download dave$ svn diff -r1310437 globalvars.js
Index: globalvars.js
===================================================================
--- globalvars.js	(revision 1310437)
+++ globalvars.js	(working copy)
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
 
 // The most recent stable release
 var VERSION        = "3.3.0";
-var MIRROR         = "sourceforge";
+var MIRROR         = "mirrorbrain";
 var SCHEMA         = "new";
 
Regards,
Dave




> 
> -Rob
> 
> 
>> //drew
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> -Rob
>>> 
>>>> //drew
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, 2012-04-06 at 12:59 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 10:34 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>> Please note:  https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=119194
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I'm about to apply this patch. It will cause download requests to
go
>>>>>> to the SourceForge mirrors instead of MirrorBrain.  We want to confirm
>>>>>> that things are set up properly on the SF side, before we get the
>>>>>> deluge of downloads for AOO 3.4.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So please respond to this post with any oddities you see or hear
about
>>>>>> with users downloading OOo 3.3 releases over the next few days.
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> This is live now (in production).
>>>>> 
>>>>> Two issues that I see so far:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1) The MirrorBrain downloads were redirecting the user to
>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/download/contribute.html, along with URL
>>>>> parameters that indicated the file that was downloaded.
>>>>> 
>>>>> This is very useful for a couple of reasons:
>>>>> 
>>>>> A) This is our best chance to make the user aware of the support
>>>>> options, the mailing lists, the install instructions, etc.  It is our
>>>>> opportunity to "hook" them into getting more involved with the
>>>>> community and the ecosystem.
>>>>> 
>>>>> B) The URL parameters give us information on what platforms and
>>>>> languages are downloaded most often.  For example:
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/download/contribute.html?download-mirrorbrain&files/stable/3.3.0/OOo_3.3.0_Win_86_install-wJRE_en-US.exe
>>>>> 
>>>>> The current SourceForge download path does not do these things.  I
>>>>> think this is important and needs to be addressed.  Maybe something
>>>>> could be done by forming similar URL's and showing that page in an
>>>>> IFrame from the SF download page?
>>>>> 
>>>>> 2) I have not done any timings, but the download speed seems slower,
>>>>> at least the time taken until the download is actually started.
>>>>> 
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>> 
>>>>>> -Rob
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
>> 


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