From: Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Alyssa Ross <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: public-inbox-init with minimal info Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:19:24 +0000 Message-ID: <20191010081924.GA14812@ailurophile> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> Alyssa Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> >> services.public-inbox.http.mount = "/lists/archives/"; > >> > > >> > I think all the services would want access to the same > >> > directories, not just httpd (if I'm understanding that config > >> > correctly). Also, httpd/nntpd only need read-only access to their > >> > mount points, in case that affects things... > >> > >> "mount" here is in the PSGI sense, not the file system sense. My > >> public-inboxes are at https://example.org/lists/archives/. Maybe > >> there's a better name. > > > > Ah, so that overrides the Plack::Builder DSL/language. We also > > have an analogous support problem for PSGI vs public-inbox-config, > > so I've been avoiding any overlap between them. > > > > Perhaps "psgi_mount" would be clearer? *shrug* > > I shied away from that because it would only be clearer if you know what > PSGI is, and the module takes care of all of that. I also considered > httpMount, but since it's already in the http namespace that felt > redundant. Maybe "url_mount"? Naming is one of the toughest problems :< > > Btw, would it be helpful if public-inbox provided a linter for > > its config own file? > > Very much so! That would let us lint config files at build time, and > fail the system build if they were invalid, meaning a system could > "never" have an invalid config file. We already do this with nginx -- > the linter doesn't catch everything, but it's wonderful when it catches > something that would otherwise have left you without a working web > server. OK, adding TODO item. > Here's an idea for a lint: I lost most of a day wondering what I had > done wrong, before realising that I was setting mainrepo to all.git, > rather than its parent directory. The name "mainrepo" isn't great, IMO, > but a lint could have accomodated for that. Sorry about wasting your time! Yeah, "mainrepo" is a bad name, especially with v2 :< I guess we can shift to "inboxdir" and keep the old alias indefinitely for compatibility, since there's already INBOX_DIR all over the documentation. I originally intended for each inbox to have another repo for rejected/spam messages; but just put it in PI_EMERGENCY, instead.
prev parent reply index Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-10-03 11:16 Alyssa Ross 2019-10-04 2:45 ` Eric Wong 2019-10-04 11:18 ` Alyssa Ross 2019-10-05 5:14 ` Eric Wong 2019-10-05 13:05 ` Alyssa Ross 2019-10-05 19:58 ` Eric Wong 2019-10-06 9:52 ` Alyssa Ross 2019-10-06 12:01 ` Eric Wong 2019-10-07 20:52 ` Alyssa Ross 2019-10-08 7:11 ` Eric Wong 2019-10-09 12:09 ` Alyssa Ross 2019-10-10 8:19 ` Eric Wong [this message]
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