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[Savannah-hackers-public] [ #249111] webpages

From: Justin Baugh via RT
Subject: [Savannah-hackers-public] [ #249111] webpages
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:23:41 -0400

> What are the drawbacks of wildcards DNS entries? As far as I saw
> specified entries are always prioritary.

They're generally thought to being prone to abuse by spammers, however: 

> Btw, that's what is apparently used at SourceForge:

I've gone ahead and set up this wildcard entry. I'd still like to
consider doing this in a different way (below).

> Hmm, that means communicating that list from Savannah to
> The way Savane shares data between machines is to offer limited access
> to the database, but Jim was not a fan of MySQL remote TCP
> access. What's your point on this?

I'm not a fan of it unless there's a very compelling reason to do so.
> Usually when we develop new feature we try to do so in reusable ways
> that could be integrated in Savane, so please don't suggest something
> too much awkard ;) Aside from that I'm open to suggestions. The other
> way that comes to mind would be to offer a web service at
> to put the project list.

The way I might do this is to have an SSH key which can only run a
script on Savannah for the purpose of dumping out a list of projects.
Then that script could write out a new zone file, if necessary, and
reload bind. Sound reasonable?


Justin Baugh (baughj at gnu dot org)
Systems Administrator
Free Software Foundation

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