Photo gallery

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Thu Aug 7 15:44:25 UTC 2008

On Thu, 7 Aug 2008, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at> wrote:
> > Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> What do you guys thing about that? A gallery plug-in for Trac? A
> >>> stand-alone
> >>> gallery? Any other solution better than using the main Fedora wiki?
> >>
> >> I've had good luck with gallery2.  It's PHP but it's already in Fedora
> >> (but not EPEL). AFAIK it has a decent security history (or at least as
> >> good as PHP web apps get).
> >
> > Supposedly gallery2 has the features we need, how big of a change is to get
> > it running in fedorahosted?
> Firstly we'd need to get gallery2 into EPEL.  Then I think we'd want
> to wait for version 2.3 of gallery2 which will let us use sqlite
> databases instead of mysql / pgsql which will make provisioning (and
> backup/restore) much easier.  Then also, we'll need to consider the
> implications of letting people store images on fedora hosted. The
> space requirements will certainly need to be figured out (hosted1 has
> plenty of space at the moment but we want to make sure this is
> sustainable long-term).

Actually we'll probably want to stick with mysql/pgsql so we can run the
front end on multiple hosts and store the photos on the netapp.  It'll
allow us to do most upgrades and maintanence without downtime.


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