Sysadmin Load Reduction: Code Related Services

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sun Nov 10 00:24:10 GMT 2019


El diumenge, 10 de novembre de 2019, a les 1:04:04 CET, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 11:22 AM Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> >
> > El dissabte, 9 de novembre de 2019, a les 21:52:13 CET, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> > > On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 8:43 AM Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > El dissabte, 9 de novembre de 2019, a les 18:47:57 CET, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> > > > > On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 12:29 AM Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at tiscali.it> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ben Cooksley ha scritto:
> > > > > > > Hi all,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > In the category of code related services, Sysadmin currently supports
> > > > > > > a wide-ranging number of services (which makes sense given the nature
> > > > > > > of the community). Some of these however may no longer be in use or
> > > > > > > will be duplicative of other services following the transition to
> > > > > > > Gitlab.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > In the category of duplicative, we have our two CGit instances at
> > > > > > > cgit.kde.org and packaging.neon.kde.org. Prior to Gitlab, these were
> > > > > > > justifiable as there was no other way of browsing scratch/clone
> > > > > > > repositories over the web.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > With the migration to Gitlab however all repositories will become
> > > > > > > browsable through it, meaning it no longer makes sense to offer two
> > > > > > > browsers that provide the exact same information (with Gitlab having
> > > > > > > greater capabilities). I'd therefore like to shut both of these down
> > > > > > > once Code Hosting has transitioned to Gitlab.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Luckily we tried to use commits.kde.org as generic redirect. Will the generic
> > > > > > redirect commits.kde.org be updated to point to the proper repository? It may
> > > > > > be complicated if the new structure contains the namespaces for each
> > > > > > repository, but we need to keep it working.
> > > > >
> > > > > The commits.kde.org redirector is intended to provide permanent links,
> > > > > so yes it will be updated to redirect people to Gitlab instead once
> > > > > the switch to Gitlab is completed.
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > 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)
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Two points:
> > > > > > - scripty still uses the XML file and we may need some time to migrate.
> > > > >
> > > > > I feared this may have been the case. What sort of timeline are we
> > > > > looking at in terms of switching scripty over?
> > > >
> > > > Over to what?
> > >
> > > To using the YAML files within sysadmin/repo-metadata, which is what
> > > the legacy kde_projects.xml file is generated from currently.
> >
> > Well, someone has to change the code that parses the xml to code that gets stuff from git and parses yaml, it's not hard, but has to be done.
> 
> *nod*
> 
> I do recall that at one point in our conversations that scripty only
> used the kde_projects.xml file as a check against it's own internal
> data.

Yes and no, we have our i18n branch data hardcoded, but we don't have a list of repos, so we need the list of repos from somewhere (and we use the branch data from kde_projects.xml to compare it to our hardcoded one to see if there's some mismatch).

Cheers,
  Albert

> Has that since been changed?
> 
> >
> > > (Originally the kde_projects.xml file was generated from the
> > > Redmine/Chiliproject database - those YAML files just replaced it)
> >
> > Yes i know :)
> >
> > Cheers,
> >   Albert
> 
> Cheers,
> Ben
> 
> >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > >   Albert
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Ben
> > >
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