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

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 18 08:06:07 PDT 2004


Kevin P. Fleming said the following on 18-05-2004 16:32:
> Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> 
>> Unless we use the museum directly for all dated renders & downloads. 
>> In that case, everything which requires a stable URL points to the 
>> museum (news, release announcements, test requests, etc.), but the 
>> daily render on the website can remain in {view,downloads}.
> 
> 
> Hmmm... that puts these as unmirrored items, right? That means we'd be 
> trading off saving some disk space on the mirrors vs. putting more 
> bandwidth consumption back on belgarath. That's a tough call, especially 
> given how inexpensive disk space is nowadays.

Perhaps some symlink scheme could help here? It's a pain to maintain 
though, unless you can integrate it in your script.

-- 
Groeten/Greetings,
Jeroen Coumans
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www.jeroencoumans.nl



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