On Tue, Mar 21, 2000 at 12:20:20AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2000 at 01:43:48AM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > 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 :>).
> 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
Until dinstall does some form of dependency checking, it is vital that
users can get packages from incoming.
All who've been bitten by a split package with one half stuck in
incoming raise your hands.
The idea is that the first face shown to people is one they can readily
accept - a more traditional logo. The lunacy element is only revealed
subsequently, via the LunaDude. [excerpted from the Lunatech Identity Manual]
- From: Jason Gunthorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Re: Incoming
- From: Hamish Moffatt <email@example.com>