Re: Debian current weekly news should use indirect link
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 02:46:15PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 10:15:00AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> > The unchanging "current" URL is essential for us to use wwwoffle's
> > monitor feature to fetch at regular intervals, but a level of
> > indirection should be introduced
> So you're essentially asking us to change the symlink into an Apache
> redirect. This is certainly possible, but not trivial to work out since it
> requires an automatic way of adjusting the apache config files and
> signalling apache to pick it up... we'll see.
The reason we have avoided this in the past is it requires us to
convince the mirrors to apply any needed changes.
Life would be so much easier if there was only one web site.
James (Jay) Treacy