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Re: Mirrors don't look like master?

On Tue, Dec 01, 1998 at 04:54:48PM -0800, Stephen Zander wrote:
> >>>>> "Marc" == Marc Singer <elf@netcom.com> writes:
>     Marc> I have thought some about this and have not come up with a
>     Marc> feasible solution.  The only thing I can see (so far) would
>     Marc> be to eliminate sid and always put the non-shipping packages
>     Marc> in the current unstable release.  The only real harm here is
>     Marc> that when we move from one distribution to another, there
>     Marc> will *always* be a large archive update as we drop the
>     Marc> oldest distribution and move the packages still in it to the
>     Marc> next distribution.
> Please, no.  This was the case & the files for non-shipping packages
> were consistently lost every time there was a new release of i386.

As I said, I have not come up with a feasible solution.  We do
generate a lot of traffic right now every time we make a major change.
Moving alpha from sid to slink was a major change as is every release.
I suspect that the better solution will come with an enhancement to

> -- 
> Stephen
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