OpenJDK Community Code Review server rollout
Tim.Bell at Sun.COM
Thu Mar 5 01:52:24 UTC 2009
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John Rose wrote:
> Thanks! A couple of RFEs:
Thanks back. BTW - I owe a lot to Dan Price and the OpenSolaris folks
for working out this code review server scheme - what I did was take
their layout and hook it up with our db.ojn server and authentication
scheme. After we got a bunch of Legal approval and other
non-programming issues settled...
> You mention webrev on the root page; can we have a link to it there, as
> there in your rollout Email?
Yes, I will make that information more prominent on the page later
tonight. Jessie (Jean-Christophe Collet) has been doing good work on
the webrev script lately, so you probably want to be running the latest
> The webrevs are not very portable in their expanded browsable state:
> There are too many files. I'd like to see an option to upload or
> download a *tgz or *zip bundle as a unit.
> It could be fairly simple, with just one bit of magic: Have a private
> ".bundles" subdirectory hierarchy with a background script watching it,
> like ".trashes". Uploading to ".bundles" would cause the archive file
> to be unpacked (relative to top level). Allow both ".bundles" "bundles"
> (w/ & w/o leading dot) also, so that the archive files themselves could
> be left out in public, for easy anonymous downloading.
Good idea, and not so hard to set up. Does anyone else have an opinion
on this feature? I will work on getting this up later this week.
Thanks for the feedback-
> P.S. The old http://webrev.invokedynamic.info/ site did not supply
> rsync/scp/sftp, so I forced users to upload single *tgz or *zip files
> manually. The virtue of this necessity was that the server uploaded the
> bundles as a unit and then unpacked them locally, saving lots of network
Yes, that is true, although I don't notice a real bottleneck with the
network. I typically start up a 'scp -r' and then go heat up some water
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