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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: [INFRA] About Testing the SourceForce Mirror of AOO 3.4
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 16:18:11 GMT
Am 04/06/2012 05:52 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
> Am 04/05/2012 04:48 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Roberto
>> Galoppini<>wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> We at SourceForge have worked the last ten days to line-up dedicated
>>> infrastructure (including CDN services) to support the upcoming AOO
>>> download serving test.
>> Excellent!
>>> To advance on a test swing of traffic from Apache's existing download
>>> service over to, we need a member of the Infra team as
>>> our point-of-contact for the test and we commit to kickoff of testing
>>> within 48 hours after we make initial contact.
>> What kind of testing are you looking for?
>> Right now, the main entry point for user downloads are one of these
>> pages:
>> (redirected from
>> We (the AOO PMC) control the contents of these pages. We don't need to
>> involve Infra to make modifications there.
>> The pages currently route the download requests to the MirrorBrain
>> network.
>> If I understand the 3.4 mirror plan correctly, we would have two download
>> links, probably at the topmost level, which would be
>> and
>> maybe
> This will not work. Either we use MirrorBrain or SourceForge. But both
> at the same time is not possible. At least when you want to use the
> automatism and not hard-coded download links.
>> If you want to prototype something to test this with the legacy 3.3
>> downloads, that sounds OK with me. However, I'm not very familiar with
>> the
>> logic in that page, and how it determines what file to download based on
>> platform and locale.
>> Is there someone on the AOO project who understands this logic, and
>> how we
>> can modify these pages to offer a link to SF for downloads?
> Until last April I was working on the download webpages. But I haven't
> invented all the stuff, so I think I don't understand every little path
> of the logic.

Forgot an important part. ;-)

Of course I can help to make changes in this area. But I've not the time 
as others have here. I've a difference daily job that has nothing to do 
with any office suite. So, please be patient as I'm only able to work in 
the evening and sometimes on weekends.


>> Our Site Operations director, Jacob Moorman, has already sent a
>>> private email with his Apache Infra contacts (from the AOO Extensions
>>> cutover) asking who will manage the traffic cutover.
>>> We look forward to advancing to the test phase.
>> Yes. If we can test with the 3.3 legacy downloads that will give us some
>> greater confidence that it will also work with the 3.4 downloads.
> I suggest to make use of the test area
> ( to leave the well-working
> production area away from problems.
> When we are sure the download is also working with SourceForge, then we
> can use it for the new releases.
> Marcus

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