1. 24 Sep, 2012 1 commit
    • Eric Eide's avatar
      Replace license symbols with {{{ }}}-enclosed license blocks. · 6df609a9
      Eric Eide authored
      This commit is intended to makes the license status of Emulab and
      ProtoGENI source files more clear.  It replaces license symbols like
      "EMULAB-COPYRIGHT" and "GENIPUBLIC-COPYRIGHT" with {{{ }}}-delimited
      blocks that contain actual license statements.
      
      This change was driven by the fact that today, most people acquire and
      track Emulab and ProtoGENI sources via git.
      
      Before the Emulab source code was kept in git, the Flux Research Group
      at the University of Utah would roll distributions by making tar
      files.  As part of that process, the Flux Group would replace the
      license symbols in the source files with actual license statements.
      
      When the Flux Group moved to git, people outside of the group started
      to see the source files with the "unexpanded" symbols.  This meant
      that people acquired source files without actual license statements in
      them.  All the relevant files had Utah *copyright* statements in them,
      but without the expanded *license* statements, the licensing status of
      the source files was unclear.
      
      This commit is intended to clear up that confusion.
      
      Most Utah-copyrighted files in the Emulab source tree are distributed
      under the terms of the Affero GNU General Public License, version 3
      (AGPLv3).
      
      Most Utah-copyrighted files related to ProtoGENI are distributed under
      the terms of the GENI Public License, which is a BSD-like open-source
      license.
      
      Some Utah-copyrighted files in the Emulab source tree are distributed
      under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License, version 2.1
      (LGPL).
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  2. 03 Nov, 2006 1 commit
    • Leigh Stoller's avatar
      Big set of changes intended to solve a couple of problems with long · ff9061d4
      Leigh Stoller authored
      term archiving of firstclass objects like users, projects, and of
      course templates.
      
      * Projects, Users, and Groups are now uniquely identified inside the
        DB by a index value that will not be reused. If necessary, this
        could easily be a globally unique identifier, but without federation
        there is no reason to do that yet.
      
      * Currently, pid, gid, and uid still need to be locally unique until
        all of the changes are in place (which is going to take a fairly
        long time since the entire system operates in terms of those, except
        for the few places that I had to change to get the ball rolling).
      
      * We currently archive deleted users to the deleted_users table (their
        user_stats are kept forever since they are indexed by the new index
        column). Eventually do the same with projects (not sure about
        groups) but since we rarely if ever delete a project, there is no
        rush on this one.
      
      * At the same time, I have started a large reorg of the code, to move
        all of the user, group, project code into modules, both in php and
        perl, turning them into first class "objects" (as far as that goes
        in php and perl). Eventually, the number of query statements
        scattered around the code will be manageable, or so I hope.
      
      * Another related part of this reorg is to make it easier to move the
        new user/project/group code in the perl backend so that it can be
        made available via the xmlrpc interface (without duplication of the
        code).
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