Re: SE-Linux packages available
On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 21:26, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> Hi Alex
> Thanks for your answer
> On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 03:34, Alexander Solla wrote:
> > On Sunday 08 August 2004 04:01 pm, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > NOTE:
> > > I have only a limited free transfer rate of 1 GB for each consecutive ~4
> > > weeks for these packages ... I'll have to remove them for each single
> > > transfer period as soon as the download rate is coming close to 1 GB in
> > > that resp. period.
> > >
> > > If someone out there knows a better free (free as in "free beer") place
> > > with higher transfer rates to store the packages please let me know ...
> > >
> > Do you mean that you're only allowed 1 GB of traffic on your website?
No: I have 1 GB of *free* transfers: I can have more than that, but I'd
have to pay that. Which simply exceeds my current financial means.
> > If so,
> > you may want to consider distribution via BitTorrent. You would only be
> > putting small files on the web server which "point" to the actual file's
> > location. That would reduce the strain on the webserver (at the expense of
> > straining your connection, not as much as one might think)
> > http://www.bitconjurer.org/BitTorrent/
> [ ... ]
> Provided I understood the BitTorrent rules correctly:
> Definitely too complicated to set up for my purposes: Anyone simply
> wishing to get some binaries would have to spent hours learning and
> setting up BitTorrent. Which is not what I want.
> Not to mention the security aspects being involved when folks would have
> to make a directory on their machine world readable ...
> With this scenario it probably would be much easier to simply set up a
> local apache here and the offer the packages (But 24 hrs / 7 days: No
> way ... :)
> What I'm looking for is simply a small password protected public http
> place (public as contrary to a local apache running 24 hrs / 7 days).
> Again: Thanks.
> I think I'll find something ... :)
> Best Regards
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