As you are probably already aware of, Debian 8.0 "jessie", is just a few
hours away from becoming the next stable release. This is a heads up in case
you were not aware of, as there is probably going to be a higher load on the
Contrary to the previous releases, the archive still contains the files for
Debian squeeze (now "oldoldstable"). At this point there should be no
difference compared to the past weeks, but you should expect the disk space
usage to increase in the upcoming weeks due to the opening of the
development of the next stable release: Debian stretch.
A new version, 20150425, has just been released and should soon be available
at the project/ftpsync/ directory of your mirror. Please upgrade your
installation as soon as possible. Key changes include:
* BASEDIR now defaults to the directory where ftpsync is installed. It used
to default to $HOME of the user running ftpsync.
* multiple bug fixes in the handling of log files, mail notifications, and
* proper reporting of the ppc64el and arm64 architectures, if they are
ftpsync is an important stone of the mirrors network, please use it and keep
it up to date. Users will appreciate your effort and contributions.
Thanks again for contributing to Debian!
On behalf of the mirrors team,
Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer