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Date:      Wed, 21 Jan 2009 14:17:17 +0100 (CET)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
To:        Vincent Hoffman <vince@unsane.co.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Razor <fblist@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: Is there any tools can build a mirror of portsnap?
Message-ID:  <20090121141701.C26218@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
In-Reply-To: <49771CB1.3090106@unsane.co.uk>
References:  <910c4cb0901210043o78f76343mea5f1aa67b696510@mail.gmail.com> <20090121130952.B26065@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> <49771CB1.3090106@unsane.co.uk>

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if portsnap could use proxies - it would be simple. but it cant

On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Vincent Hoffman wrote:

> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> simply do portsnap in one place and use rsync to mirror /var/db/portsnap
>>
>> On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Razor wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>   I want to build a mirror server of portsnap in my company. But I
>>> couldn't
>>> find any tools either in ports-mgmt or in google. So is there a tool
>>> can do
>>> this?
>>>
> There is a script in the freebsd cvs repository to mirror the portsnap
> servers, but from the README with it.
>
> "this is not an invitation to start running a portsnap mirror as well.
> There
> is nothing to stop you from mirroring from portsnap[12].freebsd.org,
> but since mirroring consumes ~5GB/month of bandwidth while updating a
> single machine consumes ~5MB/month of bandwidth, adding unnecessary
> mirrors is likely to increase rather than decrease the load on the
> official mirrors.  If in doubt, talk to me (cperciva@FreeBSD.org) first."
>
>
>
> So if you think its worth it (you have 1000 or so clients to upgrade,)
> go look in the cvs repository under projects.
>
>
> Vince
>
>>> Thanks.
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