Re: package uploading probs
Bruce Perens writes ("Re: package uploading probs "):
> Regional upload directories make sense. What we really need is a script
> (a hack of the mirror program) to "mirror" all files from a remote system
> and remove the files from the remote once they have been copied sucessfully.
> If we can't do that immediately, we can at least establish the regional
> upload sites and let their local caretakers remove files as appropriate.
> Note that the upload directory should not be part of your Debian mirror
> lest we create a short circuit and blow the main fuse of the Internet :-) .
> Ian Jackson, can you provide one in Cambridge? Is there someone who can
> provide one in Germany? There are lots of other places that need them as
Matt, can you mirror this somewhere ?
I have a script that one can run out of cron that uses rcp and rsh
md5sum to upload a file. That might be suitable for use in these
circumstances. Suppose we arrange for users to upload things to the
`local' Incoming, and then rename them into a `togo' or `ok'
directory. Then the script picks them up and rcp's them across,
deleting them a while later.
Hmm, I can do this. In the meantime, Matt, mirror that in a