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Re: Synching mirrors and clients (was: Re: apt-proxy v2 and rsync)

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 06:35:40PM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 05:46:55PM +0100, Otto Wyss wrote:
> > 
> > Now if you feel advantous, repack as many package on the source mirror
> > with gzip --rsyncable and notice the difference.
> Exactly how is this going to help?  I can only see this as being
> useful when the files change.  Files should never change.  You
> get a completly new file.  Unless you can somehow tell to use the
> old file as base, this is not going to help.

He's talking about the Packages etc. files. Those do change.

     smog  |   bricks
 AIR  --  mud  -- FIRE
soda water |   tequila
 -- with thanks to fortune

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