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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Bootstrap download failures, mainly from http://sourceforge.net/projects/oooextras.mirror/files
Date Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:21:00 GMT

On 06/23/2015 01:48 PM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> 2015-06-23 22:39 GMT+02:00 Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>:
> 
>>
>> On 06/23/2015 08:00 AM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
>>> 2015-06-23 0:49 GMT+02:00 Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 06/21/2015 11:54 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>>>> On 21/06/2015 Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>>>> yes, they would be...based on the buildbot failure alone, I think
the
>> SF
>>>>>> mirror must have been deactivated just a day or so ago.
>>>>>
>>>>> Could it be that this is an unintended consequence of SourceForge's new
>>>>> policy when they decided, for transparency towards the community, to
>>>>> avoid mirrors that had not been asked for?
>>>>>
>>>>
>> http://sourceforge.net/blog/project-mirroring-policies-will-be-revisited-with-our-community-panel-existing-mirrors-removed/
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> It seems clear that
>>>>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/oooextras.mirror/files/ was definitely
>>>>> to be kept (or, while at it, we could have it relocated to
>>>>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/oooextras/ or something else like
>>>>> apache-extras-openoffice).
>>>>
>>>> Oh my! I did not see/hear about this. Given the June 18 notice, yes, I
>>>> would certainly say this applies to AOO and why the mirror service was
>>>> stopped.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Yes, that is the reason. Do we need to reinstate the project, and if
>> that's
>>> the case who would be the administrator/s?
>>> Let me know and I'll get it fixed, really sorry for the annoyance.
>>>
>>> Roberto
>>
>> In the short term, reinstating the mirror of /trunk/ext_sources is
>> pretty important without a lot of additional testing/setup directly from
>> the source repositories of these items. So, I would vote YES on this.
>>
> 
> 
> oooextras is back from few hours now.

Ok, thanks! :)

> 
> 
>>
>> What is required of the administrator(s)?
>>
> 
> 
> A sourceforge account, let me know yours (even privately) and I'll add them
> right away.

I will contact you privately about this.

> 
> 
>>
>> No apology needed. I think the majority of us are not current on
>> SourceForge policies so we were not aware of this change. As far as I
>> know, Apache OpenOffice was happy to have the SourceForge mirror service
>> for these additional sources.
>>
> 
> Our decision was driven by other communities' concerns, we believe that our
> current setting give peace of mind to all mirrored projects, but those who
> really want to manage their mirrors! :) Hope we reinstated it properly and
> we can move on.
> 
> Thanks for understanding.
> 
> roberto

OK, thank you.

> 
> 
> 
> 
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> OK, I'm looking specifically at this paragraph from the link you sent--
>>>>
>>>> "Mirrors which are not co-maintained with the one or more of the
>>>> original developers, except where the upstream site has been
>>>> discontinued, have been removed effective immediately. An extensive
>>>> review has been conducted of the 295 mirrored projects and removals were
>>>> completed on June 18th. Where a SourceForge-maintained mirror has been
>>>> removed, we have redirected this traffic back to the canonical home for
>>>> the software (whence it was mirrored to begin with)."
>>>>
>>>> Basically since "ooo-extras" are copies with md5 sums applied for our
>>>> own uses, and we are NOT the original developers,  this would definitely
>>>> apply.
>>>>
>>>> In most cases, we have the provider links to these items listed as URL1
>>>> in /main/external_deps.lst. So, should we just change this file to use
>>>> URL1 as default and forget ooo-extras altogether?
>>>>
>>>> We would need to see how this affects configuration which I've had
>>>> problems with in the past when these sources haven't bee kept up to date
>>>> in /ext_sources. It's likely we would need some alternate verification
>>>> method.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>> The direct download from
>>>>>>> http://www.ijg.org/files/jpegsrc.v8d.tar.gz
>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>> http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.6/Python-2.7.6.tgz
>>>>>>> works for me. I don't know why it doesn't work for bootstrap.
>>>>>
>>>>> At times, the first download fails since the .gz file is uncompressed
>>>>> during download. So basically you download file.tar.gz and what you get
>>>>> is a file named "file.tar.gz" but with the contents of "file.tar" (and
>>>>> thus a different md5sum). If someone wants to hack the Perl file or
>> file
>>>>> this in an issue it would be perfect. But the fallback always worked,
>> so
>>>>> this hasn't been high priority.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>   Andrea.
>>>>>
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>>>> MzK
>>>>
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>>>
>>
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>>
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