[visit-developers] Anonymous SVN?
miller86 at llnl.gov
Mon May 4 16:11:01 EDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 13:55 -0600, tom fogal wrote:
> Mark Miller <miller86 at llnl.gov> writes:
> > in my experience, the people there [at NERSC] are busy enough that
> > I feel I've had to pester to make whatever progress we've actually
> > made. I was actually concerned I was maybe 'getting on their bad
> > side' and so backed way off waiting for a response.
Let me just say that I didn't observe anything that suggested they were
getting 'bothered' with me. It was simply a concern of my own (based on
my own baggage from other experiences totally unrelated to outreach
center) that things 'could' go that way if I wasn't careful.
> Pestering them today got a response.
> They're having issues with the setup they wanted to give us. I
> was asked if our existing setup, plus a repository which would be
> anonymously accessible (RO), would be acceptable for us.
> I replied with a `maybe' and asked these questions:
> * RO-webdav wouldn't require authentication, right? The big thing is
> not having to send an email / fax something in to NERSC just to get
> our source. That is, 0 actual humans involved for this case.
> * Does webdav allow web access, such that I could point to a URL in
> an email and say, `look at line 1282'?
> * How often can they by synched (a few times a day or more?)
> * This would be a hot copy, right -- no shutting down our main repo?
> * What does the process look like for someone `upgrading' from
> anonymous to full-fledged user? Is an svn switch going to work?
> If you've got other concerns, please speak up.
> > On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 12:57 -0400, Sean Ahern wrote:
> > > tom fogal wrote:
> > > > I pinged the nersc guys on April 10th, and suggested I just make
> > > > a mirror on a machine here at SCI until they workout their hooks
> > > > situation. I was dissuaded from doing this.
> > > >
> > > > I sent another ping asking about the status on April 28th, but have not
> > > > received a response. I'll send another ping right now.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > > If it's really hitting people, it takes 30 minutes or so to backup the
> > > > repo (IIRC), and maybe a couple hours to transfer that repo here.
> > >
> > > It's hitting the Utah VisTrails folks. They're doing mods to VisIt to
> > > keep VisTrails happy, but they're experiencing grief at their inability
> > > to keep in sync with the repo.
> > >
> > > -Sean
> > >
> > > __
> > > Sean Ahern
> > > Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> > > 865-241-3748
> > > AIM: ornlsean
> > --
> > Mark C. Miller, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> > email: mailto:miller86 at llnl.gov
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Mark C. Miller, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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