Re: [OT] Need old Packages.gz and Release Files
Am Freitag, den 25.04.2008, 13:16 +0700 schrieb Mikhail Gusarov:
> Twas brillig at 10:56:18 25.04.2008 UTC+08 when firstname.lastname@example.org did gyre and gimble:
> j> By the way, it would be great if the mirrors kept more than just a
> j> week of Diffs. It seems every time I get back from a trip, I end up
> j> uploading the whole Packages.gz file again. Two weeks worth would be
> j> better.
> ...for you.
> Think about two-week trips, three-week trips, month-long vacations,
> three-months-long vacations, round-the-world trips... Won't this result
> in keeping whole year of diffs?
No, you can the take the combined size of all diffs as an upper bound.
If it becomes larger than the current Packages.gz file, it's time to
drop older diffs.