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Re: Debian Smart Upload Server

Mark Hymers wrote:

> On Tue, 23, Dec, 2008 at 10:36:29AM -0500, Michael Casadevall spoke thus..
>> Debian Smart Upload Server Protocol
>> RFC - Drafted Tuesday 23 December 2008
> I really don't like the idea of rolling our own protocol for this.  It
> smacks of a combination of NiH and overkill.  We'd also have to continue
> to support ftp for the foreseeable future anyways...
> A dameon which uses inotify in order to do immediate processing and
> actually does cleanup properly seems a much more sane option to me.
> (i.e. a much re-written debianqueued)

Yeah, IMHO that's a better solution. One thing that should be kept in mind is
the number of instances handling the requests (to prevent D.O.S. attacks by
sending tons of .changes files).

Raphael Geissert - Debian Maintainer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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