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From "Karsten W. Rohrbach" <rohrb...@nacamar.net>
Subject Re: Welcome to the Apache Mirror Maintainers mailing list
Date Mon, 21 Apr 1997 08:53:05 GMT
On Sat, 19 Apr 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> I run my mirror with the perl mirror package too, works quite well... but
> my machine has ram to spare so I've never noticed it chewing it.  I run a
> bunch of mirrors with it. 
> 
> At any rate setting up a cvsup server has been on The List for a while. 
> If we ran a cvsup server then mirrors could just "cvs update" their local
> copy (with the advantage that you could also mirror the code repository). 
> Anyone tried that before? 
> 

the freebsd project uses this technique for quite a while now. is someone
directly involved with them?


> Dean
> 
> On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, Karsten W. Rohrbach wrote:
> 
> > we at nacamar use pmirror 2.8 for most of our mirroring jobs, apache
> > included. the experience i made with pmirror (which is available as a
> > native port for freebsd, our primary os) is, that it runs more stable than
> > all the other tools. in the beginning i built the mirror using ncftp,
> > which meant a heavy impact on the ftp.apache.org site (ncftp does not
> > filter out any errors nor does it delete obsoleted files). pmirror's
> > big disadvantage is the fact that it is a memory hog. in 2.8 they added
> > support for dbm hashes to store the list of files to retrieve which
> > reduces the impact on the machine tremendously. pmirror (as the name
> > already says) is written in perl and highly customizable and portable
> > (even runs under nt).
> > 
> > are there any better tools out there for remote file distribution? i
> > already used sup and rdist in our internal network, but those mechanisms
> > are not suitable for remote file distribution with this amount of sites
> > that carry the apache mirror.
> > 
> > On Thu, 17 Apr 1997 v.moccia@itb.it wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi 
> > > 
> > > >
> > > >Is the list up and running already?
> > > I suppose ;-)
> > > 
> > > >We use ProxyPass to "mirror" the archive and we have noticed that
> > > >sometimes illegal URLs are generated when browsers follow links.
> > > I'm using "wget" on linux platform and there's no problem: if the 
> > > connection drops out, it's possible do define a number of retries.
> > > I get the apache pages from the ftp.apache.org account:
> > > 
> > > wget -m -o mirror.log -r -nH ftp://ftp.apache.org/apache/
> > > 
> > > Bye
> > > Vittorio Moccia 
> > > v.moccia@itb.it
> > > admin@itb.it
> > > 
> > 
> > With best regards,
> > Karsten W. Rohrbach
> > 
> > -- 
> > Nuclear war can ruin your whole compile. (Karl Lehenbauer)
> > 
> > 
> 

With best regards,
Karsten W. Rohrbach

-- 
Nuclear war can ruin your whole compile. (Karl Lehenbauer)


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