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Re: 3.0_r1 jigdos available for comment

At Fri, 20 Dec 2002 23:46:37 +1000 (EST),
jason andrade wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Philip Hands wrote:
> >   http://us.cdimage.debian.org/jigdo-area/3.0_r1/jigdo/
> > and
> >   http://non-us.cdimage.debian.org/jigdo-area/3.0_r1/jigdo/
> >
> > [note, the NONUS jigdos are actually available at both of the above;
> > it's just the snapshots that differ, and jigdo deals with that for
> > you anyway]
> i don't understand what this means.  are they separate jigdo files needed
> depending on whether you are trying to generate NON_US disc1 or not
> ?

I see you worked that out, and you're correct.  The point being that
there is no non-US content in the NONUS jigdo files, so they can be
published in the US.  It's only when you come to reassemble them that
you need to go to the non-us sites for the packages.

> > I've not signed these off yet, and won't be able to until tomorrow,
> > but I'm pretty confident that they're OK, so unless someone points out
> > a flaw in the next 24 hours, these are going to be the released
> > images.
> i've started mirroring the jigdo files and will start creating the iso
> images using jigdo lite and then rsyncing against open iso images.
> one query, why are files created into debian-jigdo/3.0_r1/jigdo/ ?
> on our server we have /pub/debian-cd/jigdo-area/3.0_r1/<architecture>
> but am i missing something ?

The reason is, that on the master sites there is a directory at the
same level as the jigdo directory that you are wondering about, called
"snapshot" which contains a snapshot of the files required to build
the jigdos, so that if some file on the main archive changes, there
will always be a copy of it available.

Obviously, there's not much point rsyncing the snapshot, so I've set
up a copy of the 3.0_r1 directory with that missing, but it seemed to
make sense to keep the structure the same.

You can see what I'm on about here:


Cheers, Phil.

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