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Charles Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Wed Aug 23 15:09:00 GMT 2000

Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 03:35:33PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >Chris Faylor wrote:
> >> The machine is pretty beefy but the network connection isn't.  In fact,
> >> I've been contemplating elminating direct cygwin downloads from sources.
> >> They are pretty much swamping the connection.
> >
> >If you do this, then the /private/ section needs to be mirrored as well.
> >I have no evidence, but I believe that the bulk of the the downloads are
> >folks trying to test the latest & greatest -- e.g. my cvs stuff, or
> >Michael's sumo-rpm stuff...
> The bulk of the downloads are ftp downloads.

Right. ftp://sourceware.cygnus.com/pub/cygwin/private/cygwin-????-xxx/*


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