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Re: Status of NetBSD port?



On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 08:41:29AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 10:27:34PM -0700, Joel Baker wrote:
> > > > Yes. Less steadily than at times, but still actively. I'm also working on
> > > > the naming issue with TNF and other folks, which is a necessary long-term
> > 
> > Something like 10,000 fil, counting all of the source tree. Counting only
> 
> Ack!

Precisely. :)

> > If, and when, the current servers prove to be inadequite, I have no problem
> > with asking for help, but I think managing to accomplish that would be a
> > large step towards demonstrating the usefulness of a proper architecture
> > area in the main archive, so.
> 
> Well, I'd suggest that since there is no way to get the code right now,
> the current servers *are* inadequate :-)

Point of detail: not inadequite, simply not set up. I've moved my primary
server twice since I last updated the archive, and somewhere in there it
simply didn't get pulled across. I kept meaning to get around to it, but
with things in the state they were in, it didn't seem worth the effort.

Note that the machine running debian-bsd.lightbearer.com and the machine
building packages are quite separate entities, though they may become the
same in the future (for example, once Apache2 runs stably on an installed
system...)

> If you own machines are unavailable for whatever reason, it may prove
> easier for you to use some space on a place like quantz.  As a side
> benefit, that would also eliminate the single point of failure problem.
> If you get hit by a bus, then somebody can chown the files and others
> can pick up where you left off.
>
> I'm not trying to say "Joel Baker sucks and maintaining a repository."
> I'm just saying "Joel Baker could find some free hosting over here." 
> 
> (Plus, then, I get my code faster <g>)

I'll poke at putting debian-bsd.lightbearer.com back together, at least
as together as it ever was. :) This would be equally difficult (or not
difficult) for quantz or my own server, really, except that using mine
doens't require getting access to quantz, so I'll do it there for now. :)
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Joel Baker <fenton@debian.org>                                        ,''`.
Debian GNU/NetBSD(i386) porter                                       : :' :
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