[Gluster-infra] [Gluster-users] Anyone willing to help out with GlusterFS infrastructure?

Michael DePaulo mikedep333 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 16:49:05 UTC 2014

On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 9:11 AM, Michael DePaulo <mikedep333 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Justin Clift <justin at gluster.org> wrote:
>> On 03/10/2014, at 1:21 AM, Michael DePaulo wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 7:34 PM, Justin Clift <justin at gluster.org> wrote:
>>>> As a thought, we have a bunch of VM's and similar online for GlusterFS,
>>>> running regression tests, our git repos, the main website, and so on.
>>>> It's interesting stuff sometimes, and other times a bit of a time kill... ;)
>>>> Is anyone out there with a bit of time occasionally to help out, keeping
>>>> this stuff running, helping keep the website updated, and so on?
>>>> Note - asking for ongoing volunteers, NOT looking for people wanting a
>>>> paid job. :)
>>> [...]
>>> I'm interested.
>>> My day job is that I'm a sysadmin in support of software developers.
>>> In my free time, I contribute to the X2Go project. In addition to
>>> writing the actual X2Go code, I've been helping them with their build
>>> infrastructure, build scripts, wiki (main website), etc.
>> Cool. :)
>> We have a Gluster Infrastructure mailing list here:
>>   http://www.gluster.org/mailman/listinfo/gluster-infra
>> Would you be ok to add yourself to that?  There is a bunch of stuff under
>> way, but none of it is very well organised atm, and some of it's progressing
>> super slow. :/
> I just added myself. Should I add myself to the Gluster Devel mailing list too?
>> As a first thought, do you have any skill (or interest) in Gerrit, Jenkins,
>> or MediaWiki?  (X2Go seems to run a different wiki flavour, so unsure)
> No experience with Gerrit, but I am interested in it.
> Jenkins, we recently started using it on X2Go. I have some experience
> with it. I am interested in it.
> http://jenkins.x2go.org:8080/
> (Currently, I'm trying to setup X2Go builds with Jenkins and Raspbian
> Wheezy on a Raspberry Pi.)
> MediaWiki: Yes, we use DokuWiki on X2Go. But I have used it on various
> MediaWiki wikis on the web. And it's not that much different from
> DokuWiki (I think.) And yes, I am interested. I love any piece of
> software that offers version control :).
> Also, a few months ago, I looked around but could not find a git repo
> for the DGO samba packages. (I did find the SRPMs and could view the
> changelog in the spec file.) That's something I am interested in
> helping with.
> http://download.gluster.org/pub/gluster/glusterfs/samba/
>> Actually, we should probably discuss this through the gluster-infra mailing
>> list.  Jump on there and we'll start doing stuff through that. :)
> I'm on the list.
> I'm going to start looking through the gluster.org main website and wiki.
>> Regards and best wishes,
>> Justin Clift
>>> -Mike
> [...]
> -Mike

I spent some time reviewing the contents of the main website. I took
some notes on issues I'd like to fix.

(I just realized that the gluster main website site is generated from
the git repo on glusterforge and that there is a documentation writing
page. So I'll review those.)

However, eventually I started to wonder: What is the relationship
between the main website the wiki? It like certain pages like this
Contain info already present on the main site.

And I just realized that there is a copy (or slightly different
version) of the getting started guide here:
In addition to the getting started guide on the main site:


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