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Re: ,deb's follow Packages files to mirrors: nuts or what?

Dan Jacobson <jidanni@jidanni.org> writes:

> If the Packages files are updated last, then only one mirroring run is needed.
> Assuming a normal safety net of a few older .deb versions being left
> on the mirror, `apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade` users will
> merely still seamlessly get today's picture until tomorrow's update is
> complete.
> Indeed, it is instead the bug defenders' apt-get that "just die if he
> can't download whatever he wants, instantly."

Rsync mirrors alphabetically and then dists is before pool, Packages
before debs.


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