Re: Mirrors don't look like master?
On Tue, Dec 01, 1998 at 04:54:48PM -0800, Stephen Zander wrote:
> >>>>> "Marc" == Marc Singer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Marc> I have thought some about this and have not come up with a
> Marc> feasible solution. The only thing I can see (so far) would
> Marc> be to eliminate sid and always put the non-shipping packages
> Marc> in the current unstable release. The only real harm here is
> Marc> that when we move from one distribution to another, there
> Marc> will *always* be a large archive update as we drop the
> Marc> oldest distribution and move the packages still in it to the
> Marc> next distribution.
> Please, no. This was the case & the files for non-shipping packages
> were consistently lost every time there was a new release of i386.
As I said, I have not come up with a feasible solution. We do
generate a lot of traffic right now every time we make a major change.
Moving alpha from sid to slink was a major change as is every release.
I suspect that the better solution will come with an enhancement to
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