[CentOS-devel] Importing CentOS-6 Sources into git.centos.org

Thu Aug 21 17:54:38 UTC 2014
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On 20 August 2014 19:29, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 5:24 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>
> wrote:
> > On 08/19/2014 04:54 PM, Pat Riehecky wrote:
> >>> We will also be upgrading to a new version of gitblit for
> git.centos.org
> >>> before we actually roll in the CentOS-6 sources, though I will begin
> the
> >>> list generation before we actually start the gitblit upgrade process.
> >>
> >> Will there be an rsync target available for the git repos and look-aside
> >> sources?
> >>
> >> https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=7185
> >>
> >
> > I'd like to be able to offer rsync from there as well, but there are a
> > few challenges that need resolved first. For the binary content cache,
> > we can likely run the rsync instance from the backup machine so there is
> > no network load on the production box. For the git repos its a bit
> > harder since there are private or working-in-progress repos in there as
> > well, and we need to find a way to mask those out.
> >
> > Certainly worth trying to get to.
> Use GPG signed git tags to assure provenance, and the repository can
> be safely cloned. Rsyncing a git repo is like rsyncing a CVS or
> Subversion reository. Even small changes in the midst of the rsync
> operation can corrupt the underlying database.

Could you please cut down the broken record please? There is no sign there
will be GPG signed git tags in the near future and your constant harping on
it is not going to make it happen any faster.

Stephen J Smoogen.
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