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Re: CVS SSH Access Has Disappeared

Thanks for the update. Now, I wish the SF site was easy to access
so that one could find this out easily ---

>>>>> "David" == David Burley <burley@sourceforge.net> writes:
    David> Greetings, Per the site status page:
    David> ( 2006-04-03 05:55:21 - Project CVS Service ) On
    David> 2006-03-30 the developer CVS server had a substantial
    David> system failure. Due to the implementation of the CVS
    David> service, there is a single point of failure with
    David> multiple points of recovery (there is more than one
    David> data source we could potentially recover from if there
    David> is any data loss as a result of the failure). This
    David> outage currently affects developer CVS access
    David> directly, but we have disabled tarball updates and
    David> data syncs from the developer CVS server to the
    David> anonymous pserver/ViewCVS hosts as an additional level
    David> of precaution. Our main focus since the outage was
    David> detected has been to safegaurd all data on the
    David> developer CVS server as well as possible. We are
    David> currently attempting to backup the data on the host,
    David> which is taking longer than we initially anticipated
    David> it would, but is a necessary step to fully safegaurd
    David> the host's data. Next, we are going to perform some
    David> data validation to ensure the data set appears
    David> valid. Pending successful completion of those steps,
    David> we'll reenable developer CVS access. A few days after,
    David> we'll reenable CVS tarballs and syncs to anonymous
    David> CVS. In the mean time, we're currently advancing plans
    David> for a CVS architecture change based upon the knowledge
    David> we gained during Subversion deployment to eliminate
    David> the single point of failure that developer CVS
    David> currently has, add horizontal scalability and overall
    David> service resiliance. However, we still do not have an
    David> estimate on when developer CVS services will be
    David> restored, but we have been, and currently are actively
    David> working to restore access to CVS. We appreciate your
    David> patience with us while we work to properly resolve
    David> this major outage.
    David> AND
    David> ( 2006-04-03 14:04:56 - Project CVS Service ) As an
    David> update to the 2006-03-30 CVS outage, our current
    David> estimate is that CVS services will be back online
    David> (developer access) late Tuesday or early Wednesday
    David> (Pacific Timezone).
    David> Thank you,
    David> David Burley Quailty of Service Analyst,
    David> SourceForge.net
    David> On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 06:29 -0700, T. V. Raman wrote:
    >> >>>>> "David" == David Burley <burley@sourceforge.net>
    >> writes:
    David> Greetings, Per your request I have cleared the lock
    David> from your repository.
    David> Thank you,
    David> David Burley Second Level Support Technician,
    David> SourceForge.net burley@sourceforge.net
    David> On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 12:34 -0800, Patrick McGovern
    David> wrote:
    >> >> Hi,
    >> >> 
    >> >> Can you help out Ramon.
    >> >> 
    >> >> Thanks.
    >> >> 
    >> >> Pat-
    >> >> 
    >> >> 
    >> >> Begin forwarded message:
    >> >> 
    >> >> > From: "T. V. Raman" <tvraman@comcast.net> > Date: >>
    >> January 27, 2005 3:21:51 PM PST > To: pat@sf.net > >>
    >> Subject: SourceForge Plea for help > Reply-To: >>
    >> tvraman@comcast.net
    >> >> >
    >> >> > Hi Pat --
    >> >> >
    >> >> > I am the maintainer of emacspeak --
    >> emacspeak.sf.net-- > >> and have been pleading in vain to
    >> support@sf.net to clean >> up stale cvs > locks.
    >> >> >
    >> >> > I cant use the Web based support request system, it
    >> just >> does not work > for someone like me who cannot
    >> see.
    >> >> >
    >> >> > I hope you'll read and act on this message, it's my
    >> last >> gasp before > abandoning sourceforge
    >> >> >
    >> >> > -- 
    >> >> > Best Regards, > --raman
    >> >> >
    >> >> >
    >> >> > Email: raman@users.sf.net > WWW: >>
    >> http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/ > AIM: TVRaman > PGP: >>
    >> http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/raman-almaden.asc
    >> >> >
    >> >> 
    >> >> --
    >> >> Patrick McGovern Director, SourceForge.net pat@sf.net
    >> >> 
    >> >> 
    David> -- David Burley Senior Second Level Support
    David> Technician, SourceForge.net burley@sourceforge.net
    >> Hi,
    >> I've hosted Emacspeak development on Sourceforge for the
    >> last six years.  Since last Wednesday, CVS checkins are
    >> failing with cvs.sf.net refusing ssh connections.
    >> The SF Web site is well-nigh impossible for me to use,
    >> which is why I am sending you this support request via
    >> email -- could you look into it and give me a sense of
    >> when/if cvs access will return?  Thanks, --Raman
    David> -- David Burley Quality of Service Analyst,
    David> SourceForge.net burley@sourceforge.net
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Best Regards,

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