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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GitHub access to mirror CouchDB updates
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2011 20:12:10 GMT
On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 8:35 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have people asking me about mirroring commits to
>> git-wip-us.apache.org to GitHub. Would it be possible to get a public
>> SSH key set for the Apache account at GitHub so I can mirror updates
>> there? I'm also open to other mechanisms to get that mirror up to
>> date, but the SSH key seemed easiest.
>
> I guess we should replace the couchdb.git repository at git.apache.org
> with the new one at git-wip-us.apache.org. I can set up an
> automatically updated clone there.
>

Cool, thanks.

> The last I spoke with Github they asked us *not* to try pushing
> updates to github.com/apache to avoid messing with their mirror setup.
> I guess we should talk with them again about that since with push
> access we could make the Github mirrors much more timely than what
> they now are.
>

Oh, good call. I forgot that they're pulling from us there.

> Anyway, I think we should start looking at merging the git.apache.org
> and git-wip-us.apache.org codebases. Ideally I'd see all our Git
> repositories, both read-only and read-write, served from a single
> source at http://git.apache.org/. The best way to do that would
> probably be to migrate the git-svn mirror functionality to
> git-wip-us.apache.org and then when everything works fine switch the
> git.apache.org domain name to point to that server.
>

That seems like a good approach to me.

> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>

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