Re: New ftp method for dselect
Ian Jackson writes:
Ian> Right. In order to avoid having to rename lots of packages or change
Ian> their version numbers I propose the following naming scheme for files
Ian> on the FTP site in the `binary' directory:
Ian> Note the two hyphens.
Could such a measure be announced 24 to 48 hours in advance, and ideally be
complemented by a script that can be used for renaming the files on the local
Otherwise folks like me will have to refetch about 110 Megabytes of */binary/*
stuff. Not that much fun over a phone line. Some people even have to pay for
every bytes they get through their phone.
Dirk Eddelb|ttel http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd