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Wed Aug 23 17:02:00 GMT 2000
Chris Faylor wrote:
> 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.
Oh, okay. I thought you were going to disallow all ftp downloading from
the machine sourceware.cygnus.com, not merely blocking the 'latest'
directory only. Sorry, I just misunderstood.
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