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Re: Incoming

On Mon, Mar 20, 2000 at 01:43:48AM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> In the process of enacting the policy change to disallow ftp, the question
> came up about incoming.
> It has been suggested that we make incoming available via a path like
> http://incoming.debian.org/incoming and most likely dismantle the incoming
> mirror network (all 4 of them :>).
> This would only be for maintainers to tell people that they can fetch a
> certain version of a package from incoming directly if it has not yet been
> installed (particularly during freezes)
> What do you all think?

Sounds OK. I think it would be safer if end users didn't download from
incoming at all, but that's just me. I always upload my packages to a local
FTP server as well and notify anyone who needs them early where to get

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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