[SAC] OSGeo SAC Surge Day
johng at telascience.org
Thu Feb 8 01:40:48 EST 2007
I will be available most of the day ... and nearby the rest ...
Howard Butler wrote:
> Shawn (and any others who can participate),
> I propose that this Friday, February 9th be SAC Surge Day. I propose
> that we collaborate on IRC in #telascience (we don't want logging of
> somewhat sensitive things, or disrupt normal #osgeo discussion) during
> the day. If we can get these four items done, we'll have made a great
> 1) True virtual hosts for everything. I have a framework of what to
> do done for Trac, and I know how I want to layout Subversion's Apache
> config (a little different than currently -- files stay in the same
> spot though). We need to identify what we need to respond to and
> anybody else can just be forwarded to the main website. If there is a
> list of priorities from the CN days, that would be great. The web of
> aliases and rewrites we've woven is not sustainable and merely
> prolongs our misery.
> 2) Get a real SSL cert. Our CN cert expires on 2/24/07 anyway. I
> propose that Tyler handle the money side, with Shawn and I handling
> the implementation (key generation, installation, testing). After up,
> I will handle making LDAP allow SSL binding with it (a critical
> component for TelaScience integration).
> 3) Yank our wildcard DNS. This goes in line with item #1.
> 4) Migrate subversion to FSFS or do a hand-build of Subversion with a
> new BDB (looks like we're using a pretty old one ... I propose 4.4
> instead of the 4.2 that we're currently using). This might even be
> priority number one, as our subversion issues are causing a lot of
> I propose that we put tickets in OSGeo's Trac for each of these items,
> and follow the implications and issues with each in there.
> Shawn, will this work with your schedule? We'd need to send out some
> notification emails to folks to let them know there would be some
> disruptions on Friday if we do undertake this event.
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