Sysadmin Load Reduction: Subversion Infrastructure

Alexander Potashev aspotashev at gmail.com
Sun Nov 10 02:04:03 GMT 2019


вс, 10 нояб. 2019 г. в 04:10, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org>:
>
> 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?

A common workflow suggested for translators without SVN account
(and/or those who find it hard to use SVN) is as folllows:

 1. Go to https://l10n.kde.org/stats/gui/trunk-kf5/team/ru/ ("ru" for
Russian) and pick a .po translation file that needs update - e.g.
incomplete translation or one containing mistakes.

 2. Click on the .po file at l10n.kde.org to downloaded. WebSVN is
used for this.

 3. Edit the downloaded .po file, send for review, etc.


WebSVN is even mentioned in KDE's primary translation how-to:
https://l10n.kde.org/docs/translation-howto/gui-translation.html

-- 
Alexander Potashev


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