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Re: debian.novare.net and mirrors

In your email to me, Steve Dunham, you wrote:
> David Engel wrote:
> > 
> > Many thanks to everyone involved in moving things from
> > master.debian.org to debian.novare.net.
> > 
> > However, not surprisingly all of the file times in the ftp archive to
> > have changed in the move.  This could cause havoc for mirrors by making
> > them re-transfer everything.
> People running mirrors, who have an account on debian.novare.net, might
> want to consider using "rsync" to update their trees before running
> mirror again.  It should be able to match up the file dates with a
> minimal amount of net traffic.  
> (It uses a rather nifty protocol that does the equivalent of "diff" 
> while minimizing network traffic.)

'mirror -T' will sync the dates. Then run your regular mirror.
The mirror on llug.sep.bnl.gov should be up to date within the hour.


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