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

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Fri Dec 23 02:28:54 PST 2005

On Fri, 23 Dec 2005 19:26, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> > 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
> issues).

I guess one problem is that is replicating installworld's behaviour can be 
difficult as it does more than just install files sometimes.

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