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Re: Bittorrent distribution of cdimages

Christian Leber <christian@leber.de> writes:

> On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 04:22:49PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > And if they detect an error?
> I would rerun jigdo, i think it would download the file again.
> If this would fail I would report this to the mirror maintainer and use
> another mirror.
> > What if your local mirror has a broken deb on it?
> I would fix it.

Without a valid source it can't.

> > You need rsync to correct that then unless you want to fiddle around
> > till you find a working file.
> And if the iso on the rsync server is brocken?

Then the md5sums of the official images will be bogus as well and all
hell breaks loose.

> I really like rsync and use it for my daily backup, but i don't see a
> reason to use it together with jigdo.

Your choice. Seen enough people on irc saying the md5sum differs after
jigdo had been run.


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