Re: apt maintainers dead?
>>>>> " " == Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> On 7 Jan 2001, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
>> I tried to contact the apt maintainers about rsync support for
>> apt-get (a proof of concept was included) but haven't got an
>> answere back yet.
> No, you are just rediculously impatatient.
> Date: 06 Jan 2001 19:26:59 +0100 Subject: rsync support for apt
> Date: 07 Jan 2001 22:42:02 +0100 Subject: apt maintainers dead?
> Just a bit over 24 hours? Tsk Tsk.
Usually with people living wordwide someone is allways reading their
mails, so an answere within minutes is possible.
> The short answer is exactly what you should expect - No,
> absolutely not. Any emergence of a general rsync for APT
Then why did it take so long? :)
> method will result in the immediate termination of public rsync
> access to our servers.
I think that is something to be discussed. As I said before, I expect
the rsync + some features to produce less load than ftp or http.
Given that it doesn't need more resources than those two, is the
answere still no?
> I have had discussions with the rproxy folks, and I feel that
> they are currently the best hope for this sort of thing. If you
> want to do something, then help them.
I'm still at the "designing technical detail and specs" stage, so
anything is possible. Gotta check rproxy out when I wake up
again. I hope I got an url for it by then.