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Re: Huge data files in Debian

On Sat, 18 Jul 2015, PICCA Frederic-Emmanuel wrote:

> > Hi

> > Wouldn't a p2p system scale better than any server based solution? Also in regards to cost...

> gittorrent[1] would be great for this.

> [1] http://blog.printf.net/articles/2015/05/29/announcing-gittorrent-a-decentralized-github/

FWIW, git-annex supports fetching data from torrents as well now.

Advantage of annex in the LTS aspect, is ability to add multiple sources
as remotes and/or multiple urls per each file, so if one sources goes
bunker -- data could be fetched from others (given sufficient redundancy
is provided)

Yaroslav O. Halchenko, Ph.D.
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