We are using automated tools to generate metadata from our video archive and then use this data to upload the videos to YouTube.
Managing the archive
The video archive lives on
viardot.debian.org and is managed with
git-annex. In depth documentation on how to use
Working on viardot directly
If you decide to work on viardot directly, it is important to make the
changes as the
Once a video has gone through the entire review pipeline, it should be added to
vittoria.debian.org (our current SReview machine)
automatically using the
Once files are on viardot, you need to add them to the git-annex repository:
sudo -u videoteam git annex add $path sudo -u videoteam git annex sync -m "Your commit message"
Working from a local copy
If possible, we recommend you work on viardot directly. Files created by
pushing with your local user will not be owned by the
user by default and this will cause problems for other team members.
You’ll need to have access to viardot to clone and sync the archive:
git clone ssh://$YOURNICK@viardot.debian.org:/srv/video.debian.net/meetings-archive
You can also download the full archive, but beware, it’s more than 1.5 TB of data:
git annex get
To add new data:
git annex add $path git annex sync -m "Your commit message"
To edit data:
git annex unlock $path # edit what needs editing git annex add $path git annex sync -m "Your commit message"
There are a few mirrors of our video archive:
https://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/: official mirror, updated hourly at :54. Contact the debconf videoteam.
https://mirror.netcologne.de/debian-video/: updated 4 times per day. Contact Alexander Wirt.
http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/: updated daily at 04:25 UK time. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to run a new mirror, please contact us! We will
be more than happy to provide you with a password-protected