I am in the same boat with Christopher.
On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:57 PM, Christopher R. Antila <
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On 05/23/2012 10:32 PM, Ruediger Landmann wrote:
> On 05/24/2012 09:27 AM, Ben Cotton wrote:
>> It seems like a good candidate for being hosted outside of git.
>> Perhaps we could get some space on fedorahosted.org
> That would (kinda) solve the problem for now; but the deeper
> underlying problem is that I think we're reaching the limit of what
> we can sensibly do with Git :)
> This was only ever a stop-gap mechanism while we implemented
> proper packaging for the docs; unfortunately, like many systems
> that work "well enough", we never got to replacing it.
> Personal admission: it was actually my personal goal during my year
> on the board to make this happen, but I never got to it ;)
> So: what do we need?
> 1. I think the procedural obstacles to getting every writer and
> translator access to Koji are probably bigger than we want to
> handle. We therefore need to stand up a build system of our own.
> Ideally, this would be a Koji instance of our own: the benefit of
> Koji is that it insulates the build process very well from issues
> that might be specific to people's own machines. If that's too much
> work to pull off in the short term, we should simply create a build
> server with current publican and publican-fedora installed on it,
> and access granted to anyone in the docs-publishers group. Packages
> built on this machine would be placed in a repo.
> 2. We would need to modify the staging server that currently pulls
> our docs.git to instead install packages built on the build
> I think that if we pull together, we should be able to get this up
> and running reasonably soon. Who's interested in collaborating on a
> project like this?
> Cheers Rudi
I am! I don't know if I can, time-wise and programming language-wise,
but that's not what you asked.
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