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From "Sander Striker" <>
Subject RE: FW: Older version of apache2
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2002 09:06:26 GMT
> From: Roy T. Fielding []
> Sent: 26 November 2002 22:28

>> So you suggest initially populating old/ and then symlinking the
>> now-current version in the main download directory at the old/
>> target, instead?  It would still initially download the package
>> twice, and then simply unlink it later on, right?
>> Or what's the right approach here?
> I suggest moving the old directory out of dist completely and instead
> put old distributions under (not mirrored).  That
> way the rsync'ers don't have to sync gigabytes and will simply delete
> the files that are no longer worth being mirrored.

Lets move this to infrastructure@.  Justin already put together a nice
lineout of what the directory layout could look like at:


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