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Re: RunDinstallHourly

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 10:54:34PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:

> Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> >
> >FWIW, our experiences with Ubuntu shows that having fast dinstall
> >cycles is very helpful.  You can sit and codevelop with people
> >uploading to the archive as you go and letting other people in on what
> >you are doing rather than having private repositories or similar
> >solutions.  It's a variant of the �release often, release early�
> >principle.
> >
> >The downside of doing this is the extra load on the autobuilder
> >network, so Debian might not want to do it because of that.
> It might affect the mirrors, too...

It would only affect the mirrors if they polled (or were pushed) more
frequently; that frequency could remain the same even though packages were
installed more frequently.

 - mdz

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