Re: [hudson.infra] Java.net migration fun
- Kohsuke Kawaguchi
- 2010-11-16 @ 02:14
On 11/14/2010 02:00 PM, Andrew Bayer wrote:
> So the java.net migration seems to have started earlier than expected -
> they've already started transitioning users, etc. This seems to have caused
> problems with some people's JRIA logins, as well as the Maven repo/update
> center problems. We thought we'd have another 6 weeks or so to handle
> migrating off java.net, but looks like we need to get things done faster.
> Kohsuke and I worked out the beginnings of a migration plan - moving source
> to Github (we're meeting with Github this Friday to talk about the
> logistics, recommended organization structure, etc), mailing lists to Google
> Groups, using our own Maven repo, and using our own LDAP server for
> authentication for JIRA and the Maven repo. From what I can tell, we should
> probably continue using Crowd in front of LDAP for JIRA - the issues with
> group membership not showing up right away for new users seems to be a
> configuration problem, not inherent Crowd behavior.
A later conversation with Andrew revealed that the delay is still there
for all the applications except where the user was created.
> I'm not entirely sure
> how user signup works in this setup - I'd hope that users could sign up at
> JIRA and get accounts created in LDAP. That certainly seems like how it
> should work.
> Anyway - we need to get rolling on all this fairly quickly, given the
> problems that are already showing up, so I wanted to make sure we were all
> talking about this.
+1. Let's do a bit more experiments to verify the feasibility and other
For example, I was playing with Google Groups and it doesn't look like
we can import the past e-mail logs as archives (at least in a way that
saves the timestamp.)
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