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Re: Use CVS/Subversion/... as a fast way to update apt lists?

On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 12:31:18PM +0300, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> On the topic of all those talks about reducing network traffic caused by
> apt-get update, without putting too high load into server (as rsync does).
> Can't CVS (or Subversion or other similar tool) solve this problem?
> Seems that if apt-get update will turn into 'cvs update', it will save
> network traffic, and not put too much load into server. The cost is the

This is really just the apt patch idea.  You're just pushing the multi-patch
problem off onto CVS rather than apt.

- Matt

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