Question about using fedorahosted as a git mirror

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Tue Sep 7 13:28:08 UTC 2010


On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 08:04:27PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 08:18:49PM +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> > > On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 05:22:51PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > > >
> > > > There's a legitimate use of git hosting providers as mirrors, where
> > > > they don't act as the canonical upstream of a project, but they act as
> > > > backup git mirrors.  This is useful if you want to allow an alternate
> > > > place to pull from (for higher availability) or for enabling transifex
> > > > support where you don't want to give out ssh access to the primary git
> > > > host:
> > > >
> > > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/L10N_FAQ#How_do_I_add_a_module_to_Transifex.3F_.28.23add-transifex.29
> > > >
> > > > It'd be great if fedorahosted could be used for this.
> > >
> > > You can easily use fedorapeople for this:
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/fedorapeople.org#BETA_git_hosting_support
> >
> > Thanks - I didn't know and/or had forgotten about it.  I'll use this
> > instead.
>
> We tried this and in fact it didn't work.  Transifex does not seem
> to be able to commit to a git repo on fedorapeople.org.
>
> The bug report is here:
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=630321#c6
>
> Can anyone tell us what we're doing wrong?
>

Perhaps I'm confused here, is this a canonical repo or a mirror?  I'd
think you would want transifex operating on the official upstream repo?
Also the transifex user is named 'transif'

	-Mike


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