Re: Apt and rsync... I know...
Sorry for being late but don't read debian-devel regularly.
> Surely. First, arrange for all of the packages in Debian to be compressed
> using gzip --rsyncable. Then, find a server with gobs of disk, network, I/O
> and CPU resources, mirror the Debian archive, and run an anonymous rsync
> server. Then, write an rsync method for apt, or use rproxy, or whatever.
Since about 2 years there's a solution for this except for one thing:
"gzip --rsyncable". And with autobuilder not even that should be a
problem (see: "http://sourceforge.net/projects/dpartialmirror").
See "http://wxguide.sourceforge.net/" for ideas how to design your app.