On Thu, 24 May 2012 22:17:20 +1200
Kent Fredric <kentfredric@...> wrote:
> On 24 May 2012 09:48, Michael Weber <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> > On 05/23/2012 11:14 PM, Dan Douglas wrote:
> >> On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 04:47:04 PM Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> >>> 2. rsync generation is NOT going away. Users will still be using
> >>> it.
> > First, I'd stick with the current rsync to spread the tree (mirror
> > work and mirrors+regular rsync users shouldn't notice any backend
> > switch at all).
> >> Would users have a way of gaining read-only access? This would be
> >> EXTREMELY helpful.
> > Sure, this would be possible like any other git checkout
> > (layman-git-overlays, github.com, etc.).
> > Please compare (browsing source and access description)
> > http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/
> > http://git-exp.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=exp/gentoo-x86.git
> > - --
> > Gentoo Dev
> > http://xmw.de/
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> I think there should most definitely be an official github mirror of
> the main tree, just a "read-only" mirror from githubs perspective.
> Just how to best do the mirroring is the question
> a) Replicate to github when a user does 'push' with a server-side
> push hook? ( Downside: if github goes down, gentoo devs will see it
> when they push, and pushing takes longer because the output from the
> replicated push is delivered to the original dev )
> b) Daemonized hook that monitors for changes in the master repo, and
> replicates commits to github after each push
> c) Tie it with the rsync tree building system so every time the tree
> is built for rsync clients, the master is replicated to github.
d) Talk with github folks to add our repo as 'mirror'.