On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 01:31:49AM +0000, James Troup wrote:
> Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > - Change paths to config files in utils.py.
> Sigh, you don't need to do that. See /etc/katie/katie.cnf on
> e.g. auric.
I don't have the config files installed in /etc yet.
> > - rose creates initial directories (actually some where missing; I can't
> > remember which onces were missing and which ones were misconfigured
> > though now).
> rose uses the provided config file; it'd be hard for her to "misconfigure" a
An example: $ftpmaster/indices was not created.
> Huh? I don't think you mean melanie, she doesn't delete files.
Yes, I was confused. The program which does delete the files though
complians (I can't remember the name off hand).
> You seem to be making a fundamental mistake: cron.daily, katie.conf,
> apt.conf etc. are all not the best files to start from, they're
> ftp-master's real config file. I know that's non-intuitive but that's
> just how it is always been hysterically. Don't start from them and
> don't assume they're some kind of example to build from. If anything
> the security ones are a far better example in many ways.
And that is documented where???
> > - cron.buildd is for buildd, I don't know where to get wanna-build from
> > so I don't use it.
> Again, you obviously didn't look it's utterly trivial to find.
Errr... I did a google search, I search packages.debian.org, I searched
cvs.debian.org, where else?
> WTH are you talking about? required for what? cron.hourly simply
> runs julia which syncs postgresql ideas of users and the systems which
> is useful if you're using postgresql's 'peer sameuser' (or whatever
> it's called these days) access control on a multi-user system. If
> you're not, then it's not "required".
I meant "not required" as in the context of private archives.
> > - cron.weekly might be important, but I don't understand what it does.
> Dude, it's 8 or so lines of shell script with comments. Where's the
> | # Purge empty directories
> | [...]
> | # Clean up apt-ftparchive's databases
Err because I think apt-ftparchive database is the Packages.gz and
Source.gz files, right?
What does it mean to clean these files up?
> > - cron.daily is pretty verbose.
> IT'S NOT AN EXAMPLE FILE, IT'S AURIC'S AND WE LIKE IT TO BE VERBOSE.
I don't know why you a being so hostile.
I seem to be getting a clear signal back that you are not interested
with the feedback I am giving, and that you would rather I didn't try.
In which case, it may be best if I go back to using my home-made
Brian May <email@example.com>