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Re: Debian's problems, Debian's future



On Sat, Mar 30, 2002 at 04:49:25AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> otto.wyss@bluewin.ch (Otto Wyss) cum veritate scripsit:
> 
> > Packages.0 from 28-March is probably the newest and the smallest upgrade
> > is problably the diff for one day (209k uncompressed, 50k gzipped). On
> > the 28th rsync's download was 130k, today it was less than 100k. I don't
> > know why your uncompressed diff is bigger than what rsync says.
> 
> Also note that this is a one-time thing, and can be served 
> through normal http protocol, or ftp, or whatever.
> 
> rsync requires handholding from the server side.
> Which is unlikely to happen for every single server serving
> Debian mirror.

no. 

technical you can move this all to the client and use ftp/http for the
download of parts of the files..

Gruss
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