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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Marco d'Itri (md@Linux.IT) [050319 03:50]:
> > On Mar 18, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> > > There would definitely be duplication of arch:all between ftp.debian.org
> > > and ports.debian.org (let's call it ports), as well as duplication of the
> > > source.
> > As a mirror operator, I think that this sucks. Badly.
> One _might_ consider to have ports.d.o with the full package pool,
> whereas ftp.d.o only consists the most wanted architectures. As a mirror
> operator, you can than choose to either just have the most wanted
> architectures, all or both.

Why not go the full way? What I've outlined in [1] is too obvious to
never have been thought before, but what is the reason not to do it
that way?


[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/03/msg01985.html

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