building a distribution server
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Apr 5 07:22:50 UTC 2008
> update all their ports in one shot. the problem is the down time. im
> wrapping up upgrading a 6.3 to 7 and its taken over 7 hours so far. thats
> way too long for our machines to be down.
> the biggest slow down is the downloading of files. just sitting watching
> things i would say 70% of the time is downloading files. is there a way
> where i can build a distribution server that has everything i could possibly
make fetch-recursive in every port you wan'tto install
> need to upgrade a machine from any 6.x to 7.0 and redo all the ports on that
> machine and have a cron job keep everything up to date on that server and
> when i upgrade a new machine, it simply goes to my internal distribution
why don't copy all /usr from first to others.
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