DNS entry for git.haskell.org active now!

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at gnu.org
Tue Aug 20 09:59:48 CEST 2013

On 2013-08-20 at 09:48:48 +0200, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> | However, in order to facilitate future migrations, git.haskell.org
> | should be used, as then we could relocate git.haskell.org to a different
> | IP without needing to update the URLs in all documents again.
> Why?  If we only had ghc.haskell.org, we could just migrate that
> couldn't we?  Or are you imagining a situation in which
> ghc.haskell.org and git.haskell.org were really different servers?
> Trac on one, and the repo on another, say?  Hmm. maybe that makes
> sense.

Here's some more motivation why a new "git.haskell.org" hostname was desired:


> It'd be good to explain this thinking on the wiki page that you are developing.

will do

> | Does this answer your question? :-)
> Yes, v helpful. Please copy paste the answer into the new wiki page!

will do

> | > 3. The repositories page
> | > http://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/WorkingConventions/Repositories
> | > says "this page has been replaced by "Repositories" but the link is
> | > circular.. leads to the same page.
> You didn't reply to this.

I've fixed this right now; seems the semantics changed for wiki: links
in Trac 0.12, so that "wiki:Repositories" was a link relative to
"/WorkingConventions/" instead of pointing to "/Repositories".


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