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Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Aug 23 15:26:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 06:09:42PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>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/*

???  I don't know what this means.  I assume that the bulk of downloads
are from the latest directory.  This is what I would block from downloading.


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