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Re: Jigdo search still broken.



On Wed, 6 Oct 2010 23:33:45 +0200, Richard Atterer <atterer@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 02:29:42PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 03:47:56PM +0200, thorres wrote:
> > >Hi there,
> > >
> > >the search for packages inside the jigdo files still does not work an
> > >and leads to a 404 error.
> > >(http://atterer.org/jigdo/jigdo-search.php?q=foo)
> > 
> > ACK. We should move that content onto a proper Debian service.
> > Richard, can you help with that?
> 
> Hi - sorry that the search went offline, it happened when I moved servers 
> and I never fixed it. But this should have been on a Debian server in the 
> first place...
> 
> The setup consists of a cron job to mirror .jigdo files (which could be 
> omitted if we set this up on cdimage) and a PHP file. Is PHP OK for Debian 
> machines? IIRC perl was preferred...

Hi Richard,

You could run it on free.hands.com (where you already have an account),
which for the moment has PHP on it.  I now have that on a VM and would
at some point want to shift the PHP stuff onto a separate VM, so if we
do that it would be wise to come up with a URL that would survive being
shifted onto a new machine at some point.  That could of course be done
by having nginx on free proxy through to the new machine.

If it's more practical to do it elsewhere, that's great, but thought I'd
mention this option as it seems likely to be the least effort.

Cheers, Phil.

P.S. Alternatively, it looks like you've not logged in since 2003, so if
you don't need the account any more, I could remove it.
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