[ros-users] request for help: mirroring and better wiki exporting

Piyush piyushk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 03:50:08 UTC 2011

I got the utexas mirror up at http://www.cs.utexas.edu/ros. I have
also updated the mirrors page.

The mirror is probably not at its final location, as I did not have
enough free space at the moment on the department filer to place it
there. For this reason, there is currently a redirect from
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/ros -> http://hamm.cs.utexas.edu:1080. If and
when I can figure out a better place for it, the redirection should


On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 2:14 PM, Brian Gerkey <gerkey at willowgarage.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 5:29 PM, Ken Tossell <ktossell at umd.edu> wrote:
>> The archives all specify that users other than the owner and those in
>> the owning group should not have any permissions on the files, so the
>> web server, which runs as a different user, can't access anything.
>> Unfortunately I don't see any way to make tar ignore the permission
>> flags, so a really long chmod -R a+rX is needed.
> Looks like an artifact of the way that the Moin export tool works. I
> added two lines to the dump script, before the exported wiki content
> gets tarred up:
>  find $export_dir/roswiki/ -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
>  find $export_dir/roswiki/ -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;
> That ought to remove the need to chmod it at your end.
> The new weekly export (with this change) is running now; should be
> ready in a couple of hours.
>        brian.
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