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Re: apt-proxy v2 and rsync

On Tuesday 26 October 2004 09.20, Ian Bruce wrote:
> Can anyone explain why rsync is no longer considered an appropriate
> method for fetching Packages files?

IIRC the problem is that rsync is quite CPU-heavy on the servers, so while 
the mirrors have the (network) resources to feed downloads to 100s of 
users, they don't have the (CPU) resources for a few dozen rsyncs.

-- vbi


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