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Re: Fwd: SVN 1.7.0. alpha source code

From: Tony Stevenson <pctony_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:23:55 +0100

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 10:16:46AM +0000, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Mark Thomas <markt_at_apache.org> wrote:
> > On 14/06/2011 10:26, Tony Stevenson wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 09:21:48AM +0000, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> >>> We have asked them to use a different mirror, but several of them (in
> >>> my own testing) appear to have the same problem.  For a user
> >>> attempting to get source code, it can be a frustrating experience,
> >>> which ultimately leads to admit defeat and walk away.
> >>
> >> If you fancy patching the cgi, I dont see that it is impossible to do that.
> >
> > No patch required. Only listing mirrors updated since a given timestamp
> > is already supported. See the bottom of this page:
> > http://www.apache.org/dev/mirrors.html
> Yes, it is supported, but recommended against, to avoid flooding the
> up-to-date mirrors.
> In IRC, Gavin noted that the list will only includes mirrors sync'd in
> the last 24 hours. This information is self-reported, and the issue
> is that mirrors reporting themselves as up-to-date aren't really so
> (they lack the subversion directory).

This is due to the mechanism that is used to check the mirror is upto-date. We check $mirror/DATE this is a file maintained via rsync. However, it is not impossible for someone to modify their rsync job to not include a given path, such as subversion in this case.
Just report them via JIRA, and we will deal with it.

> The artifacts in question were added to www.apache.org/dist 5 days ago.
> -Hyrum

Tony Stevenson
tony_at_pc-tony.com  //  pctony_at_apache.org
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Received on 2011-06-14 14:06:11 CEST

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