Re: Packages file under version control
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On Tue, 03 Jun 2003 13:59, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> If we put the Packages file under some sort of version control (e.g.
> cvs), bandwidth requirments would be minimised as cvs automatically
> takes care of diff's and patching, and i assume the CPU load from cvs
> server is a lot better than rsync.
You could use cvsup rather than cvs to reduce load further. But ideally you'd
just use rsync and make the gzip using --rysncable... However, given the
packages.gz file is much smaller than the total files being downloaded, is it
really worth it?
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