Re: [OT] Need old Packages.gz and Release Files
Gunnar Wolf <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thomas Weber dijo [Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 09:25:04AM +0200]:
>> > j> By the way, it would be great if the mirrors kept more than just a
>> > j> week of Diffs.
> Diffs are often quite small. The time needed to establish a connection
> is often comparable to the time a diff takes to be downloaded... So,
> even with pipelining and all, storing too many diffs becomes
That is only true if you trying to optimize for time, instead of minimal
download volume. And I doubt that 7 days is the sweet spot, Packages.gz is
ametzler@merkel:/org/ftp.root/debian/dists/sid/main/binary-i386$ du -sh /org/ftp.root/debian/dists/sid/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz /org/ftp.root/debian/dists/sid/main/binary-i386/Packages.diff/
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