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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r829379 - in /websites/production/ooo-site: cgi-bin/ content/
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:04:12 GMT
On 21 August 2012 13:43, Daniel Shahaf <danielsh@apache.org> wrote:
> J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 14:38:34 +0200:
>> On 8/20/12 10:02 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
>> > On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 09:49:52PM +0200, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> >> @all:
>> >>
>> >> Sorry but IMHO this process failed. Just today evening (Hamburg
>> >> time) someone has published again website changes.
>> >>
>> >> If we rely on a process that is so fragile, then IMHO we shouldn't
>> >> do this. Because there will be always somebody:
>> >>
>> >> - who doesn't know this
>> >>
>> >> - who isn't aware of the consequences of her/his changes
>> >>   (do you all know that a change on a NL webpage will also
>> >>   publish everything else in staging?)
>> >>
>> >> - who hasn't seen a "please don't publish the website until further
>> >>   notice" mail
>> >>   (to be honest, I haven't seen a clear note that is
>> >>   forbidden at the moment, too)
>> >>
>> >> - etc.
>> >>
>> >> The other solution would be to completely not change anything (incl.
>> >> no commits) to the website until the release is, e.g., 1 hour away
>> >> which is also nothing I would like to see as it's not flexible
>> >> enough.
>> >>
>> >> Are there other opinions/suggestions?
>> >
>> > The ideal would be if the CMS could have an option to lock publishing so
>> > that no-one publishes the site, not even by mistake. Sure someone from
>> > knows if this is possible or just an ideal, though impossible solution.
>> >
>>
>> or even a more fine grained publishing process by marking the files
>> explicitly. I think of 2 mode, publish all or selected files only.
>>
>
> That would be easy to implement (given a list of filenames you'd just
> svnmucc copy those files from staging/ to production/); check with Joe
> what he thinks of such a potential feature?

This may be obvious to all readers, but just in case:
For this to be fool-proof, I think there would need to be some way to
prevent anyone bypassing the selection.

>
>> Juergen

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