[Mageia-sysadm] Viewvc installation

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 21:37:08 CET 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 18:23, Maarten Vanraes
<maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Op maandag 24 januari 2011 22:03:35 schreef nicolas vigier:
>> On Mon, 24 Jan 2011, Maarten Vanraes wrote:
>> > i want svn.mageia.org, so perhaps instead of redirect, you could do a
>> > proxypass (with some caching; it's mostly static anyway)? then for all i
>> > care, you can use viewvc or something else, if something else is done
>> > later on.
>> Why do you want it on svn.mageia.org ? Unless there's a good reason, we
>> should try to keep it simple. And using a proxy on valstar to redirect
>> to alamut, which is using a copy of the svn from valstar, is not very
>> simple. And we're trying to avoid installing too many things on valstar.
> the only reason i want it on svn; is because that makes it all the more
> transparent. ie: for users working with svn just means using svn.mageia.org .
> if it's svn:// or http:// or svn+ssh:// or whatever.

svn is accessible on there with svn:// or svn+ssh:// and we can add
http:// but that would be to use svn, not for the interface

> tbh a simple proxypass on a machine that has apache(if indeed it has.) anyway,
> is not so complicated. with caching on it, it would reduce the load to the svn
> machine.
> perhaps with this setup it would not be needed to have a copy (due to the
> caching), but i can be wrong.
> in any case, keeping simple is the best option, but i think from user pov
> using svn.mageia.org is just simple for them.

Well using svn for svn access (over anything, including http) and
something else for a web interface makes sense to me

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