Re: The Pesudo-Image Kit v1.0
On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> > - Don't ever use wget to get separate files from FTP. Inetd will kill
> > services that have more than 40 connects per 60 seconds... So that's why
> > I'm using ncftp in the background.
> Any FTP mirror worth their salt should have this disabled :P
I hope so indeed, but no one can verify all 119 listed Debian mirrors are
'worth their salt'... At least, my private one wasn't ;-)
But assuming this will certainly make a Win port easier.
> If you are
> feeling adventurous you could use the APT ftp download method, it would be
> fairly well suited to this actually. Docs are in one of the APT doc
The basic idea of these programs is to keep them as independent as possible.
Of course, these are only sample implementations -- there are many other ways
to make things work. So if you've got some free time ... ;-)