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Re: Running SVN 1.9.x on ASF servers?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:20:21 -0600

[bcc: dev_at_svn; switching lists...]

Yeah. I'll follow up to a more appropriate list, as we're getting into
Infra bits rather than svn bits :-)

On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 3:13 PM, Tony Stevenson <pctony_at_apache.org> wrote:

> cc+= David Nalley (for oversight, the fact there is an 'issue', etc).
>
> Hey Greg,
>
> Sorry I didn't mean to use beta. You are indeed correct, as usual, they
> are releases. :)
>
> I will state again, that while I appreciate that differing versions of
> httpd and/or subversion (and the libraries it uses) is far from a a trivial
> task for us. This will essentially mean migrating and replacing the current
> EU slave to bring it into line with the US master. You may recall that the
> US master move (and therefore migration) was forced upon us when eris died
> over a year ago now.
>
> This forced move meant the host was put on a different OS, which
> introduced the disparity between the EU and US today.
>
> Fixing this is something that Infra would consider a project piece. i.e.
> not something we can just slot in this week. Given the projects on the
> table already, and the skills in Infra to to do the work being tied up in
> other projects; it is going to be weeks before there is any available
> cycles to address it.
>
> I understand this might not be what you want to hear, but it is a fact of
> where we are in terms of standardising, and automating everything.
>
> With all that being said, I suspect you would not want us to deploy 1.9
> onto a single host (US) leaving the EU slave where it is now?
>
>
> Tony
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, 1 Dec 2015, at 08:45 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>
> We've *always* been willing to help.
>
> Note these are not "beta" (like you said back in October). They are 1.9.x
> release packages. We don't have to do a repository upgrade at this time,
> but we may want to later. Note that you have different httpd packages on us
> and eu. That should be fixed first. And then, yes: upgrading the server
> means upgrading mod_dav_svn.
>
> Part of the reason for upgrade is to get everybody better performance, but
> also to bring us and eu into alignment. Having the write-through proxy be a
> different stack is not "bad", but it certainly isn't Good.
>
> Thanks,
> -g
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Tony Stevenson <pctony_at_apache.org> wrote:
>
>
> Greg,
>
> In principal this is fine, yes. If the *PMC* are going to vouch for these
> binaries, and are willing to help support Infra if/when they are deployed.
>
> Of course, I will re-iterate that Infra will roll back if any forward
> rolling is catastrophic to the service. We are also likely to want to roll
> up the repo, in to a tarball or some such before hitting the big red
> button. JIC we need to roll back, and we cannot undo svnadmin upgrade
> (assuming such an action is needed too).
>
> Perhaps a crash course for the PMC about the stack as is, and how we get
> to a deployed update is a good idea? Also, we'd like/need a JIRA issue
> for each bump you want (to contain any notices about steps required, or
> library changes and so on).
>
> Will you expect us to roll dav_svn et al each time too? If so we should
> ensure that your package names match those upstream in Ubuntu ( I assume
> James can cope with that, given his email address ;) ).
>
>
> On Sun, 29 Nov 2015, at 10:00 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>
> Does this work for you, Tony?
>
> On Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 10:04 PM, James McCoy <jamessan_at_debian.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 10:53:43AM +0100, Bert Huijben wrote:
> > Is somebody still working on this?
>
> I had mentioned on IRC that I'd provide a PPA based on my Debian
> packaging. I forgot to follow up and state that it's available:
>
> https://launchpad.net/~jamessan/+archive/ubuntu/subversion
>
> Cheers,
> --
> James
> GPG Key: 4096R/331BA3DB 2011-12-05 James McCoy <jamessan_at_debian.org>
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
> --
> Tony
>
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
> --
> Tony
>
>
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