Obsolete packages

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Apr 26 20:41:12 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 11:23:31PM +0300, Panagiotis Christias wrote:

> Well, speaking as the maintainer of the ftp.gr.freebsd.org mirror site
> I would say that in this case the monolithic form of the FreeBSD FTP
> repository is a drawback. Mirroring around 350GB/1.600.000 files, or
> even a subset, is a difficult (see insufficient) task. Separating the
> repository and the mirroring process in parts (releases, packages
> etc.) could be a solution..

Please raise any suggestions you have for improving the process on the
mirror operators list, thanks.

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