hackage trac

Ian Lynagh ian at well-typed.com
Tue Jan 22 14:09:49 CET 2013

On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 04:53:47PM +0000, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> Hi all,
> A few IPs were hammering
>     http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/wiki/HackageDB
> today which (is probably what) caused abbot to become inaccessible.
> /srv/trac/hackage/db/trac.db is 613MB, which seems rather suspicious:
> /srv/trac/ghc/db/trac.db is only 359MB. I wonder if it is full of spam?
> I'm also not able to load
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/wiki/HackageDB?action=history
> (it just times out).
> Could someone take a look please? Or perhaps the Cabal wiki should be
> moved elsewhere (github?) and the trac instance disabled?

There was a spike of accesses to the hackage trac around the time that
abbot became unresponsive this morning. I've disabled the trac.


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