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



Chady Kassouf 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.
> 
forget the tarballs.  As a user I vote also for the cvs mirrors.