Re: transfering files between *.debian.org hosts (was: people.debian.org to move to ravel)
On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 11:19:45AM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote:
>On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> Having your inter-host file transfers sandboxed, such that you have to log
>> in to the host on each end in order to get the files copied to the place you
>> want them, would be a serious nuisance, and in particular, it would not
>> allow for good use of rsync as a time- and bandwidth- saving technique.
>> Having to start a separate ssh agent for Debian systems would also not be
>How often do you do that, seriously? I can't think off-hand of the last
>time I had to rsync large amounts of data as weasel between debian
>hosts. I don't rule out that it happens, I would just like to know if
>it's a daily routine.
For reference, I do it multiple times daily from cron, to transfer
files around for the daily CD builds.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
"C++ ate my sanity" -- Jon Rabone