Sysadmin Load Reduction: Code Related Services

Alexander Potashev aspotashev at gmail.com
Sat Nov 9 22:37:10 GMT 2019


сб, 9 нояб. 2019 г. в 02:51, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org>:
> In the category of no longer in use, we have the compatibility
> generator for the kde_projects.xml file. This was introduced when we
> shutdown Redmine/Chiliproject and migrated to Phabricator, as a way of
> keeping services that needed to discover a list of KDE Projects
> functional.
>
> As we've since migrated to using YAML files within the
> sysadmin/repo-metadata repository for both the CI System and
> kdesrc-build (and with LXR using kdesrc-build to do it's code
> checkouts) there shouldn't to my knowledge be anything still relying
> on this (aside from perhaps scripty).
>
> I'd therefore like to shut this generator down as well, along with the
> compaibility redirector running at projects.kde.org (given that it has
> been some time since we were using that site, and many projects have
> moved around in the virtual structure since then, making the redirects
> it is able to offer useless)

Hi Ben,

I am developing a new version of the "opensrc" plugin for Lokalize [1]
and it currently depends on kde_projects.xml. Of course I can add new
code to scan the Git repo instead of just fetching kde_projects.xml,
however it would be more complicated.


Is there any good reason for killing kde_projects.xml? Would that
really reduce the workload on Sysadmin team?
I can't suspect any "moving parts" in the generator that may require
maintenance.


[1] https://cgit.kde.org/scratch/aspotashev/lokalize-opensrc-py.git/

-- 
Alexander Potashev


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