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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Web CVS server unavailable

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Web CVS server unavailable
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:41:59 +0200
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Karl Berry <address@hidden> skribis:

> In addition to what Bob said ...
>     What about providing rsync/ssh access like for  
> For the umpteenth time: (and and
> and ...) is controlled by FSF sysadmin.  Not us Savannah volunteers.  We
> have no more access to it than you do.  There are plenty of possible
> solutions, but we cannot implement them.  You want changes, talk to
> them.

I emailed this list because… the FSF sysadmin (Ineiev) told me they
cannot do anything about my CVS issue (RT ticket #1102191).

>     It’s clear that CVS is a hindrance for such purposes so if there’s
>     another possibility,
> Ludo, why must we go through this yet again?  Surely you know perfectly
> well by now that there is no other possibility at present.  And if any
> changes happen, they surely will not happen quickly.  So fix your tool
> -- just running the output through fmt comes to mind, HTML being what it
> is.  Or something like that.

Sure, I’m fine with such a solution, as I wrote earlier.

> Or: stop hosting your web pages through savannah -- having your own site
> at comes to mind.  Talk to the FSF about it.  There is
> nothing we can do to set that up.  Good luck.

So you’re asking GNU packages to host their web pages elsewhere.

I think this is detrimental to GNU.


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