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Re: Rsyncable GZIP (was Re: Package metadata server)

On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 08:16:28PM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:
> What amazes me is that nobody is able or willing to provide any
> figures. So I guess no provider of an rsync server is interested in
> this subject and therefore it can't be a big problem.

It is a problem on cdimage.d.o, which is also ftp.uk.d.o. A single CD
image rsync means a load of 1 for >10 minutes, and once 5 people or so
rsync in parallel, the machine gets quite sluggish.

Using rsync just for the Packages file would probably work, but forget
about also using it for the packages.



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