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Bug#893397: adapt the cron scripts to use http:// instead of ftp://

Package: www.debian.org
User: www.debian.org@packages.debian.org
Usertag: scripts
Severity: normal
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-doc@lists.debian.org


Turning this conversation into a bug report so it does not get lost.

El 18/03/18 a las 16:07, Osamu Aoki escribió:
> Hi,

> By the way, we have a fundamental problem with www.debian.org
> The contents of debian-reference are published to the www.debian.org
> servers from the latest released packages by the cron script run on
> the master www.debian.org server and they are mirrored to all the
> www.debian.org servers.
> https://anonscm.debian.org/git/debwww/cron.git (Maybe moving to salsa
> soon)
>  parts/1ftpfiles
>  parts/7doc
> As the 1ftpfiles indicates, packages are gatherted from ftp package site
> which is now non-sup[ported officially.  (Now we are supposed to use
> http sites)

> Since this requires significant coding, 

AFAIK we just change ftp:// for http:// and it should work isn't it?
In any case I'll have a deeper look later.

this code updates requires to be
> done by someone with shell access to www.debian.org.

I think that the copy of cron scripts in www-master.debian.org is
updated automatically by some of those scripts, but if we need to do
anything else in www-master.debian.org, I'll try to help.

> I know you were thinking to migrate www.debian.org building
> infrastructure to git based system from the current CVS.  Did you also
> looked into parts/1ftpfiles issues?

Not yet. If you know other issues different than the ftp:// -> http://
one, please let us (debian-www@lists.debian.org) know or file bugs
against www.debian.org pseudopackages.

Thanks for caring!

Laura Arjona Reina

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