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Re: apt-update via patches

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 04:28:19PM +0000, Ben Bell wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 02:26:29PM +0100, Michael Bramer wrote:
> > see thread 'Rsysnc on servers' and mails from Goswin (spezial from
> > 11.11.01)
> Sounds clever. I hope it obsoletes the stuff I'm doing :)
> > this 'client-site' rsync don't need any software or spezial
> > configuration on the servers.
> I'd missed out on this mail -- previous talk I'd heard was about using
> modified servers. 

This is because the consensus is that rsync (the common implementation) puts
too much load on the server, while for our purposes it might be smarter for
the client to do more of the work (for better load distribution).

 - mdz

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