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Re: ftp.debian.org empty?

On Mon, 5 Feb 1996, Rob Leslie wrote:

> In looking at the archive just now, it doesn't appear to contain any
> files. Almost all of the directories are empty. I thought Matthew Bailey was
> currently in the process of mirroring master.debian.org ...
> Is this a temporary condition, or do I have reason to be alarmed? I really
> don't want my mirror process to delete everything tonight when it runs.

I just mailed debian-user explaining this...

If you are using anonymous to mirror the archive you should STOP and then 
mail me directly for the account and passwd from which you should mirror. 
I will stop and start this account so that mirror accidents don't happen.

The mirror is going just as fast as it can from master.debian.org :)

Matthew S. Bailey
107 Emmons Hall
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858


... Any resemblance between the above views and those of my employer,
my terminal, or the view out my window are purely coincidental.  Any
resemblance between the above and my own views is non-deterministic.
The question of the existence of views in the absence of anyone to hold
them is left as an exercise for the reader.  The question of the
existence of the reader is left as an exercise for the second god
coefficient.  (A discussion of non-orthogonal, non-integral polytheism
is beyond the scope of this article.)

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