Sysadmin Load Reduction: Subversion Infrastructure

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sun Nov 10 10:51:00 GMT 2019


El diumenge, 10 de novembre de 2019, a les 2:09:19 CET, Ben Cooksley va escriure:
> 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.

That can also be solved with money :)

Cheers,
  Albert




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