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Update to Python 3.9 broke commit processing

The July 4th tweet announced “dev, test, and stage .freshports.org are now running Python 3.9”. Three days later, “Is it coincidental that dev, test, and stage are all stuck on commits from July 4?” I took notes as I explored the problem. The first clue was: 2022.07.07 00:12:03 git-delta.sh /usr/local/libexec/freshports/git-to-freshports-xml.py –repo ports –path /var/db/ingress/repos/ports –branch …

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Why does FreshPorts link to both git and subversion repos?

I was asked: Why does FreshPorts have links to both git and subversion repos? The short answer is: because at the time, the commits were committed to those respective repos. The links to the other repo do not exist. FreeBSD moved from using subversion to git. During the transition, the subversion repo became read-only. All …

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It’s time to rename some hosts

Right now, we have have: dev.freshports.org devgit.freshports.org test.freshports.org testgit.freshports.org stage.freshports.org stagegit.freshports.org The goal: three hosts: dev, test, stage. I’ll delete the existing: dev, test, stage I’ll rename: devgit -> dev testgit -> test stagegit -> stage I think this will be easier than moving content from one jail to another. Each of the three renamed …

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Putting the new git-delta.sh into use on devgit.freshports.org

This outlines the steps for putting the new git-delta.sh script into use. These steps will be required on each ingress node. stop ingress commit processing Look at the output of sudo tail /var/log/freshports/git.log and you should see something like this: [dan@devgit-ingress01:~] $ sudo tail /var/log/freshports/git.log 2021.06.27 17:21:05 git-delta.sh Repodir is /var/db/ingress/repos/src 2021.06.27 17:21:05 git-delta.sh Running: …

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Processing commits on branches with git – part 2

Following on from last weekend’s work, today I’m learning more about git, and the difference between Plumbing and Porcelain commands. The original intent was to use git tag -l freshports/$refname to detect if a tag exists. The problem there, it always returns 0. [dan@mydev:/var/db/ingress/repos/ports] $ git tag -l | head 10-eol 4-eol 5-eol 6-eol 7-eol …

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lack of index brings website to a crawl

Today at about 1:00 pm Philadelphia time, the website went offline. It was still there, it just could not answer any queries. In this post: Website and database server running in AWS FreeBSD 12.2 on a t3.medium EC2 instance PostgreSQL 12.5 running on a db.t2.large RDS instance Initial look Looking at load, it was acceptable: …

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