On Tue, Feb 22, 2022 at 9:17 AM Peter Georg <peter.georg at physik.uni-regensburg.de> wrote: > > On 21/02/2022 16.51, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote: > > Good Morning Everyone, > > > > There are currently two lookaside caches in use around the CentOS project: > > * One used by CentOS-Stream: https://sources.stream.centos.org/sources it's not > > browsable, but it uses the structure: > > `baseurl/pkgname/tarball/hashtype/hash/tarball`. Example: > > https://sources.stream.centos.org/sources/rpms/kernel/linux-5.14.0-62.el9.tar.xz/sha512/f7aeac0fe5bf594933cd35b7ecc94ea8ddcbfedc04fa769c4da298e7bf105df116375d44711d944c748c85f61f96f6149be34c76eb37f28aa1f16359a9122abf/linux-5.14.0-62.el9.tar.xz > > * One used by CentOS-Linux, CentOS-Stream 8 and the SIGs: > > https://git.centos.org/sources/ this one is browsable and as you can see uses > > the structure: `baseurl/pkgname/branch/hash`. Example: > > https://git.centos.org/sources/kernel/c8s/0c4e10577cfd4b4f8e3d83c0406da8ab05eb775f > > > > The rest of this email focuses on this second one. SIGs upload to it using the > > route: https://git.centos.org/sources/upload.cgi > > > > In an email last week  was proposed an idea for how SIGs could leverage the > > centos namespace in gitlab for those who wishes. > > > > One of the benefits of using gitlab would be increased flexibility for SIGs and > > a clear example for this would be the ability to drop the branch structures > > currently imposed on the git repositories. That structure is imposed because the > > git repositories are shared between CentOS-Linux, CentOS-Stream and (potentially > > multiple) SIGs, so that structure ensures groups are not stepping on each > > other's toes. By moving the SIGs out of these shared repositories, imposing that > > structure is no longer needed. > > > > However, since the lookaside cache relies on branch name, lifting that structure > > would break the lookaside cache. > > > > I have already brought this idea to a few folks to see if the idea was sane. The > > consensus that emerged is: > > * Introduce a new upload endpoint next to the existing one, something like: > > https://git.centos.org/sources/sig_upload.cgi > > * That new endpoint would upload the sources given using the same structure as > > the one used for CentOS-Stream, but ensuring that the person uploading is > > member of at least one SIG. > > > > The idea of using `sig_upload.cgi` instead of just replacing `upload.cgi` is the > > assumption that we want to preserve the current structure used for CentOS-Linux > > and CentOS-Stream, allowing to find more easily which sources are used where and > > not impacting the process Red Hat uses to push its releases. > > > > Since the structures used by the two upload scripts are different, they will not > > conflict. > > What we will end up seeing is something like: > > > > sources > > │ > > ├── pkg1 > > │ ├── c7 > > │ │ ├── hash1 > > │ │ └── hash2 > > │ ├── c8 > > │ │ ├── hash3 > > │ │ └── hash4 > > │ ├── tarball1 > > │ │ └── sha name > > │ │ └── hash5 > > │ │ └── tarball1 > > │ └── tarball2 > > │ └── sha name > > │ └── hash6 > > │ └── tarball2 > > │ > > └── pkg2 > > ├── c8 > > │ ├── hash7 > > │ └── hash8 > > ├── c8s > > │ ├── hash9 > > │ └── hash10 > > ├── tarball3 > > │ └── sha name > > │ └── hash11 > > │ └── tarball3 > > └── tarball4 > > └── sha name > > └── hash12 > > └── tarball4 > > and so on > > As this already requires some changes, does it make sense to have SIG > sources in a different directory than RHEL sources? > The proposed structure does not allow sharing sources between RHEL and > SIGs so what is the benefit of having both in the same directory? It > might even lead to confusion due to the two different structures used. > > I.e. put SIG sources in git.centos.org/SIGs/sources or whatever is > possible/preferred and have a upload.cgi there. > I personally prefer a clean separation between content provided by RH > and SIGs. > Going forward, only SIGs will use git.centos.org by default. CentOS Stream 9 isn't done there, so you get a much stronger separation now. -- 真実はいつも一つ！/ Always, there's only one truth!