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Re: RunDinstallHourly

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 02:45:12PM -0800, Ken Bloom wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Jan 2005 09:36:11 +1100, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 10:16:27AM -0800, Ken Bloom wrote:
> >> http://wiki.debian.net/?RunDinstallHourly (part of the ReleaseProposals
> >> topic on wiki.debian.net) discusses the concept of speeding up the
> >> release process by running dinstall hourly instead of once per day. This
> >> seems (to my amateur eyes) like a technically simple change to make even
> >> before we release Sarge (barring any unforseen consequences). Would it
> >> be possible to start testing this proposal out now by increasing the
> >> frequency of dinstall, perhaps to once every 6 hours until release?
> >> 
> >> 
> > Wouldn't this have a flow on effect on our mirrors (or is the mirror pulse
> > independent of the dinstall run)? Either way, if the mirror pulse only
> > happens once a day, running dinstall more than once is going to be largely
> > ineffective for most users isn't it?
> Part of this proposal would be speed up the mirror pulse to occur as
> frequently as dinstall.

Which our mirrors may or may not be ecstatic about... If they all get cross
with us because of it, we're a bit worse off...



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