[RFC] Proposal to change the structure of the website view/download areas and handling of "testing" releases

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 17 22:14:50 PDT 2004


Anderson Lizardo wrote:

> On Monday 17 May 2004 09:43, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> 
>>>* to keep the /view & /downloads directories tidy, we should move old
>>>releases to the lfs-museum. This because of mirror disk space
>>>restrictions. I suggest to keep the daily renderings for just a day and
>>>the tagged renderings for the lifetime of a branch. Eg. when 6.0 is
>>>released, we clean all tagged pre-releases.
>>
>>Agreed; I intended to put that in my proposal but forgot. When a book
>>becomes stable then all the "testing" releases of that book go to the
>>museum.
> 
> 
> And then the news items break again :).

Damn, you're right... As far as I'm concerned these snapshots can stay 
around for a while, I don't think we're really talking about that much 
disk space, and entire HTML render of the book only consumes 150K or so 
anyway.



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