Re: Accessibility of official jigdo files for Sarge
On Fri, 25 Jul 2003, Richard Atterer wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 04:58:09PM +0100, John Winters wrote:
> > I sell (amongst lots of other things) CDs of Debian Woody and testing
> > snapshots of Sarge. Currently it appears that the only way one can
> > download the official .jigdo files for unofficial Sarge CDs (!) is by
> > means of http from gluck.debian.org. This is inefficient, particularly
> > if one wants to keep doing it. Is there any way they could be made
> > available by rsync?
> IMHO, rsync is not more efficient for mirroring .jigdo/.template files than
> http/ftp, because all the data is gzipped. Some more mirrors for the images
> on gluck would still be nice, though.
And mirrors would like to use rsync even if the rsync algorithm doesn't
matter. It is a convenient and well-known tool for mirroring a directory
structure, including all the metadata and stuff.