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Re: Fw: Design of Debian web site

On Mon, Mar 30, 1998 at 05:02:10PM -0500, James A.Treacy wrote:

> > o Its _very_ important that mirroring is getting easier for the people
> >   who want to mirror!!
> >   Do it like tucows (www.tucows.com) - they have ~ 400 mirrors, because it
> >   is sooo easy to setup a mirror!
> >   - if you want suggestions, please ask me..
> > 
> I set up a mirror of both the ftp and web archives in about 5 minutes.
> I don't see what the difficulty is. Of course, it took almost a day for
> the mirror to finish when started from scratch. :)

At least one difficulty is the huge amount of files in some directories.
Georg has reported to me that his mirror was dying because of that.
This makes it difficult.



  / Martin Schulze  *  joey@infodrom.north.de  *  26129 Oldenburg /
 /           Experience is a useful thing.  Unfortunately it is  /
/             only acquired just after one could have used it.  /   

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