Re: packages.debian.org does not honor pools
Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 01:34:11PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > > > > > Er, what? If the links are wrong, it's most probably due to the fact mirror
> > > > > > on the machine (master) is outdated.
> > > > >
> > > > > That mirror is no longer running, and cannot be made to run. You will have
> > > > > to make the web pages not rely on a local mirror.
> > > >
> > > > I guess that Packages.gz and Sources.gz files would be enough
> > > > to get the pages display proper links, somebody needs to
> > > > rewrite the scripts, no?
> > > >
> > > > PS: somebody != Joey
> > >
> > > Last I checked, one of the functions needed all of the .dsc files too...
> > Mirroring only them should not be a problem, since they don't eat up
> > too much space.
> It'll still be a kludge :|
Fair enough :)
> > What about .deb files?
> I don't think they are needed.
> > Anyway, if there will be too much problems, can't we move *this* sincle
> > functionality to http://ftp-master ?
> We can do that. OTOH we can also NFS-mount mirror.brainfood.com's archive on
> master, I remember seeing that working on a machine hosted there (not sure
> if it was master or faure/kubrick).
Doogie, what's your oppinion?
btw. that would still be a kludge - and only work until BrainFood's
mirror gets swamped.
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