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Re: ssh.upload.debian.org

On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 21:51 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 04:59:58PM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > Please always only use the symbolic names for the places to upload to
> > (ie ftp.upload.debian.org and ssh.upload.debian.org), do not use any
> > machine name directly. Queues may move at any time, without further
> > notice and the symbolic names will be updated.
> What conceivable reason is there for ever moving the ftp queue off of
> ftp-master?  It doesn't make sense to force everyone to switch their configs
> from ftp-master.debian.org to ftp.upload.debian.org unless there was an
> expectation that the queue would be moved, and I can't see any way that this
> would ever be desirable.  What byzantine model for uploads is being
> proposed, and why?

The best part is that I thought ftp-master.debian.org *IS* a symbolic
name, as opposed to ries.debian.org which seems like the actual machine


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