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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [2/2] git commit: 8817b8b - site/htdocs/index.html
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:52:53 GMT




----- Original Message -----
> From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
> To: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
> Cc: "rubys@apache.org" <rubys@apache.org>; infrastructure-dev@apache.org
> Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 6:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [2/2] git commit: 8817b8b - site/htdocs/index.html
> 
> [switching list with joe's ok]
> 
> I don't know the git http protocol well enough.  So you're saying that
> pushes can be made to always happen on the .us mirror first by standard
> mod_proxy application?  And for pulls (.us -> .eu), I would prefer they
> happen even if no one pulls from .eu (think projects with large
> committership entirely in .us).

Good point Daniel.  I guess we really will need a gitpubsub like
feature to support this properly ;-(.

> 
> Joe Schaefer wrote on Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 15:22:38 -0700:
>>  If we need to geo-ns distribute our git service
>>  across the two hosts, we simply need to write
>>  a little "filter" httpd module that will trigger a
>>  git pull operation based on the request url.
>> 
>>  Combining that with a standardproxy setup for
>>  push operations will suffice.
>> 
>>  No we haven't done this yet, because so far we
>>  haven't needed it- it's just a performance enhancement.
>>  But it won't be hard for us to add it if we need to.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>  > How do you intend to consolidate the git services on _both_ of those
>>  > hosts?  I am not aware that we have any support for US->EU 
> replication
>>  > in git-wip-us.
> 

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