Obsolete packages

Panagiotis Christias christias at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 21:27:52 UTC 2006

On 4/26/06, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, that is the right place for such issues. I'll give it a try.


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