Sysadmin Load Reduction: Subversion Infrastructure

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Sun Nov 10 01:09:19 GMT 2019


On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 11:19 AM Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
>
> El dissabte, 9 de novembre de 2019, a les 21:22:16 CET, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> > On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 8:37 AM Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > El dissabte, 9 de novembre de 2019, a les 19:27:07 CET, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> > > > On Sun, Nov 10, 2019 at 7:18 AM Alexander Potashev <aspotashev at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > сб, 9 нояб. 2019 г. в 03:20, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org>:
> > > > > > This would include the shutdown of WebSVN in particular, which when
> > > > > > coupled with the shutdown of our two CGit instances would also allow
> > > > > > for us to eliminate an entire virtual machine from our systems.
> > > > >
> > > > > Will there be any web interface for SVN after shutdown of WebSVN?
> > > > >
> > > > > Can we assume https://phabricator.kde.org/source/svn/ remains
> > > > > available during the next 10 years?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Phabricator's browser will be retired as part of the shutdown of
> > > > Phabricator, which will take place once Gitlab has assumed
> > > > responsibility for code hosting and review, and the tasks have been
> > > > migrated from Phabricator.
> > > >
> > > > Should WebSVN be shutdown as well, then there would be no web
> > > > interface to our SVN repository.
> > >
> > > That's not acceptable.
> >
> > Mind explaining why?
>
> Because we use it in l10n.kde.org to link to po files.

Mind detailing what those links are used for?

>
> > Bear in mind that there is a cost both in terms of infrastructure, and
> > people time to maintain a service such as WebSVN.
>
> We have money, we don't have to shut down things we use because there is a cost.

I wasn't referring to monetary cost there, I was referring to the flow
on effects (such as having to maintain the necessary components on the
master server to allow for the Subversion repository to be mirrored).

Note also the "people time" component there.

>
> Cheers,
>   Albert

Thanks,
Ben

>
> > This includes having to maintain a mirror of the repository on the
> > machine that runs WebSVN, along with the associated infrastructure for
> > allowing that mirroring to happen on the master server.
> >
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >   Albert
> >
> > Regards,
> > Ben
> >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm not sure what use case Luigi has in mind, but among Russian l10n
> > > > > team we often use WebSVN to refer to specific SVN revisions, for
> > > > > example: https://websvn.kde.org/?view=revision&revision=1555342
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Alexander Potashev
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Ben
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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