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Re: [E-devel] cvs, servers and stuff.



On Fri, 18 Aug 2006 03:37:06 +1000 David Seikel <onefang@gmail.com> babbled:

> On Thu, 17 Aug 2006 16:50:22 +0200 "Chady Kassouf"
> <chady.kassouf@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On 8/17/06, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster@rasterman.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > personally i would have no problem in a server-side auto-build of
> > > tarballs.
> > > what do people think? should we perhaps have the anoncvs server do
> > > daily (or
> > > maybe several times per day) builds of packages? not rpm or deb but
> > > "make dist"; ie something like the following run maybe every 4 or 8
> > > hours? once a day?
> > 
> > 
> > I think that while this option might be useful for load, it takes a
> > lot more bandwidth, and is bad for users, as they would have to
> > download hundreds of megabytes each time a 1 Kb patch is in.
> > 
> > I vote for the cvs mirrors as at least it's easier on the user's AND
> > the server's bandwidth.
> 
> We have two types of users, those that daily snapshots are good for,
> and the cvs junkies.
> 
> Let cvs junkies rsync against the unpacked tarballs?
> 
> Snapshot it once a day, but build hourly patches against that days
> snapshot?
> 
> Just throwing out some random ideas.

i like the idea of rsync'ed tarball trees (ie do the tarball snap - then do an
unpack of them somewhere and offer that unpacked tree as a public rsync server).


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