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Re: about volatile.d.o/n

In article <[🔎] 20041008190333.GA19039@cirrus.madduck.net> 
madduck@debian.org writes:
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>also sprach Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> [2004.10.08.2051 +0200]:
>> Well, I would start small (and this means to exclude whois), and
>> revisit policy after some time to see what we should add or remove
>> to it. And, furthermore, why not do the next release of whois in
>> a way that it's possible to dynamically only update the zones
>> (quite similar to the virus scanners definitions), perhaps
>> downloading from some debian site once a month?
>There is some network tool in the archive that does something
>similar. The name evades me right now... it asks with debconf how
>often to download, kinda like a news client.

hinfo optionally periodicly updates a couple of files using wget.
Never, once, weekly and monthy are the current options.  (Daily would
be easy to add, but I considered it inappropriate for how often the
hinfo data changes.)

Blars Blarson			blarson@blars.org
With Microsoft, failure is not an option.  It is a standard feature.

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