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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Live testing of SF download mirrors
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:33:58 GMT
On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> 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'
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Right. That is what I was referring to.  But it looks like that was
never pushed out to the production server.

So...   Unless something is urgently broken, I'd recommend not
interfering with the test.  And if someone does find something urgent,
then please explain it on this thread.  Remember, we need to do this
thread and it is better we do it now on a holiday weekend than wait
until later.

-Rob

> 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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