Shadowfax (LFS server) is in need for a new home

Seth W. Klein sk at sethwklein.net
Wed Oct 23 19:39:46 PDT 2002


Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 22:00:28 +0000 (UTC)
> gerard at linuxfromscratch.org (Gerard Beekmans) wrote:
> 
> > Shadowfax, the main linuxfromscratch.org server, is in trouble.
> > <trim>
> > though cutting out FTP and HTTP will probably leave us with only a few
> > dozen MB's a day. Email doesn't take all that much).
> 
> Why not just do it anyhow? all the packages we use are hosted in decent
> places anyway.

It seems to me also that mirroring all the packages isn't really
necessary. True, that would mean no simple, single tarball to download,
but maybe that would encourage certain cable/dsl users to hang onto
their sources longer which would be good for everyone.

cheers,
Seth W. Klein
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