On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 21:11, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>> Excerpts from Tom Lane's message of lun nov 22 13:29:34 -0300 2010:
>>> We have nearly ten years of pgsql-committers archives that are now next
>>> door to useless, because the anoncvs diff links in them are now 404.
>>> Could we have that service back please?
>> I wonder if we could handle this in the longer term so that the URL for
>> each pg-committers message takes you to the gitweb page for that commit.
>> Probably too much work for not enough gain, I guess.
> Yeah, probably. Another difficulty is that our own archives are not the
> only places those messages are archived.
> It occurred to me that instead of an actual CVS server, we could
> possibly have a simple redirector at anoncvs.postgresql.org, which would
> redirect the diff links to suitable views into the gitweb. But it's
> still a lot of work compared to just keeping the old server alive.
It's certainly going to be a non-trivial amount of work to generate
that mapping list, no? But if someone wants to generate it, I'll be
happy to put it in place....
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