[Bf-committers] Projects site code browsing - needs login now

Nicholas Bishop nicholasbishop at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 17:27:41 CET 2013

As a (temporary?) workaround, we could point people to one of these
mirrors on Github and Gitorious:

* https://github.com/nicholasbishop/blender (just trunk)
* https://gitorious.org/blenderprojects/fullblender (all branches)

These have the usual commit-history/source-view/diff-view web tools.


On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 5:22 AM, Ton Roosendaal <ton at blender.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently we're getting domains running 30-50 simultaneous sessions to browse our svn history at projects.blender.org.
> Like for this:
> http://projects.blender.org/scm/viewvc.php/trunk/blender/source/blender/?root=bf-blender
> That's a python script with a quite heavy server load. If so many requests happen at the same time, the server will stop serving other requests.
> For the time being I've made viewvc code history browsing only possible if you're logged in to the projects site, which is not a problem for devs.
> Meanwhile we'll study on a way to prevent this abuse, or a way to allow code browsing without heavy svn load.
> Thanks,
> -Ton-
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