github vs

Li-Wen Hsu lwhsu at
Sun Aug 9 16:06:15 UTC 2020

On Sun, Aug 9, 2020 at 9:15 PM Dan Langille <dan at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is it feasible to keep the git repos current-ish with subversion?
> FreshPorts has multiple instances of the website: dev, devgit, test, stage, www
> QA tests are run which compare the commits available on each website.  Differences between the lists usually indicates a problem to be fixed.
> devgit is using the GitHub repos. Everything else is based off the subversion repos.
> As I write this, the repos and their interval to the latest commit are:
>        - 2020-08-09 12:18:16
>     - 2020-08-09 05:43:14 +0000 > 7 hours
> - 2020-08-08 01:48 EDT > 19 hours
> With such large gap and the resulting 'missing' commits, the QA tests are failing.
> Today is especially bad.

There were some issues in the svnmir yesterday, the main problem is
identified and fixed, but there are still some loose ends that need to
be fixed.

The reason that the sync status of these three sites are different is
because the mechanisms behind them are slightly different, but of
course the goal is to let them stay up to date.
They still need some adjustments and I hope the situation will get better soon.


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