Fast releases demand binary updates.. (Was: Release schedule for 2006 )

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Fri Dec 23 00:57:07 PST 2005

On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 09:51:15AM +0100 I heard the voice of
Patrick M. Hausen, and lo! it spake thus:
> Any suggestions for an alternative to NFS if your 'client' servers
> are located "all over the world" and you want to installworld across
> the Internet? I was planning to use NFS/TCP secured by IPSec
> transport mode, but anything less complicated would be greatly
> appreciated ;-)

This is one of the situations where r{dist,sync}'ing out the binaries
makes more sense than NFS mounting and running installworld (which
would be awful awful slow, above and beyond security and convenience

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
Systems/Network Administrator |
           On the Internet, nobody can hear you scream.

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