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Re: cleanfeed as debian package?

On Mon, Jan 04, 1999 at 10:57:40PM +0100, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> Anyway, the point is IF someone decides to package cleanfeed as soon
> as we have a stable inn 2.x package, we should probably build in
> an expiration date of max. 3 months, and ofcourse release an update
> at least every 3 monts (or more often) even if nothing changed.
> That would prevent people from running a cleanfeed that's too old.
> OTOH, that would probably make it a not so valuable package. So the
> question again is why package it in the first place ..

Why not? The news server has to have a permanent internet connection anyway.
Just write a cronjob which checks if a new cleanfeed is available and update
it automagically over night.


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