Re: What would it take to establish a mirror of cdimage.debian.org in North America?
On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 06:50:20PM -0700, Rick Thomas wrote:
>Thanks Philip, for the thoughtful reply.
>Of course, jigdo is the "correct" way to do it. But jigdo is complex
>to use (I've done it, but I couldn't explain it to my nephew when he
>wanted to do it.) And jigdo outputs to standard-out lots of minimally
>informative stuff while it's working, unless you shut it up, then
>it's *too* quiet...
Yeah, jigdo could probably do with some TLC these days...
>Perhaps the right thing to do here is to go to work on Steve
>McIntyre's fuse thingie and get it ready for prime-time.
>Steve? Is it in a shape that somebody could look at it?
contains the state of the art, as far as I got it. It's more of a
prototype at the moment; it's about time I got back to it and finished
it now... Oh, for more time...
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that
English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on
occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them
unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." -- James D. Nicoll