Re: self-aware security urls
On Wed, Feb 17, 1999 at 10:42:27PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> Any more thoughts on making the security urls track updates in the ftp site?
> I'm looking at a lot of stuff that needs to be updated right now, and I'd
> prefer to just update once to a "Right Way" than to make a short-term patch.
> (Unless the Right Way looks like it might be delayed. :) I'm thinking about
> making this a priority this weekend. What I have in mind is to pull down the
> Packages from a predefined list of locations (dists/stable, proposed-updates,
> etc.) and find the best match. If there's something horribly wrong with this
> plan, I'm open to suggestion. Once this is done, it should be possible to post
> the url as soon as the upload is announced, with assurance that the package
> will be tracked as it moves around or is updated further.
> Mike Stone
Sounds like a perfect plan, to me...