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Re: [users] Re: How to create a local archive of debian ftp ?

I use fmirror with careful rules set.

It is light on client (not using PERL, but C).  Also, it is light on CPU
on server.  Yes, it may be heavy on Bandwidth  :-(


On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 01:37:56PM +0200, Martin F. Krafft wrote:
> i don't think i quite followed the thread, but depending on your
> needs, apt-proxy or rsync will suit your needs just fine too.
> apt-proxy is great for a small network of debians as it caches
> packages on-demand. it's a proxy, but as far as i know, it's
> persistent, so even if your roommate apt-got the e.g. lm-sensors
> package two years ago (and it hasn't been updates, let's just assume
> that), then it'll still be on the proxy. so the size of packages
> cached on the proxy is non-decreasing...
> rsyncing (what i do) will mirror the entire source tree for all
> architectures. i only need i386 and powerpc, so i excluded all the
> other fancy ones. if you are interested, i'll slip you my script.
> martin;              (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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> -- 
> you will be run over by a beer truck.

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