[Mageia-sysadm] Viewvc installation
maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 20:35:43 CET 2011
Op woensdag 26 januari 2011 20:15:31 schreef Michael Scherer:
> Le lundi 24 janvier 2011 à 14:46 +0100, Michael Scherer a écrit :
> > Hi,
> > since people have asked for it since a long time, and since no much
> > people commented on viewvc vs websvn
> > ( https://www.mageia.org/pipermail/mageia-sysadm/2011-January/002145.html
> > ), and so based on the fact that websvn run svn to get information (
> > thus would potentially overload the server when google bot team with
> > yahoo to explore the server and our patches ), I have setup viewvc.
> > I can also setup websvn if someone really need, but a quick check showed
> > that both tools are quite similar in term of features, the only
> > difference being the usage of svn commandline.
> > There is 2 questions left ( with a default answer with a timeout of 2
> > days ) :
> > - what should be the name ( svn.mageia.org cannot be used, as it point
> > to a different server, a redirect can be setup to another url
> > however ) ?
> > ( default answer : viewvc.mageia.org )
> So for now, the proposal :
> svn is a no-go, for reasons exposed before.
> vc and codeview should IMHO be kept for something that is not svn
> specific, and viewvc is ( unless we go back to cvs, of course... ). I
> would love to have a codeview that point to svn/git/whatever +
> instructions or something like that ( like a coder portal ), so running
> viewvc on that vhost do not seems a good idea. Ie, it would waste a good
> name for something too specific. So I would in favor of not using them.
> websvn is the name of another software to view svn repository. We all
> agree to not use viewvc for the vhost, so using websvn seems rather
> couter intuitive.
> this let us with svn-browse vs svnweb. svnweb is shorter, and do not
> have a hyphen so it is easier to type.
> So svnweb ?
> Ie :
> svnweb -> point to viewvc
> svn -> redirect on svnweb ( later, if enough people complain about
> this )
> vc/codeview/later -> some portal that explain where to find code, how to
> get it, licensing, etc ? ( later )
> So anybody has something else to add ( or strongly disagree and can give
> convincing reasons ) ?
svnweb could be mistaken for websvn; but i still like it better. also so later
we could have gitweb as similar name. (eg: if we decide to keep packages on
svn and git for software)
the codeview portal sounds like a good idea
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