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From "Mark R. Diggory" <mdigg...@apache.org>
Subject Re: md5's
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2004 14:37:52 GMT
The ball is in play.

http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MPARTIFACT-39

-Mark

Henk P. Penning wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Mark R. Diggory wrote:
> 
> 
>>Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 14:08:38 -0400
>>From: Mark R. Diggory <mdiggory@apache.org>
>>To: Dion Gillard <dion.gillard@gmail.com>
>>Cc: Henk P. Penning <henkp@cs.uu.nl>, apmirror@apache.org,
>>     repository@apache.org, Maven Developers List <dev@maven.apache.org>
>>Subject: Re: md5's
> 
> 
>>Ultimately it would, as well, be of great benefit if the artifact
>>publishing worked initially in a staging area as not to confuse existing
>>  cron jobs attempting to validate md5's on the server. This would
>>probably be best served in the systems default tmp directory.
> 
> 
>   That would be great.
> 
>   I think, the best way for adding/replace stuff is
> 
>   -- write a 'temp'
>   -- rename 'temp' to 'file'
> 
>   because a rename is truly atomic if 'temp' and 'file' are
>   in the same file system.
> 
>   If you can implement the 'temp' for 'file' to be,
>   for instance, '.tmp.file', I can easily teach the checkers
>   to ignore '.tmp.*' files. I think rsync does something
>   like that (even better .tmp.$$.file).
> 
>   Just a thought.
> 
> 
>>-Mark
> 
> 
>   HPP
> 
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> 

-- 
Mark Diggory
Open Source Software Developer
Apache Jakarta Project
http://jakarta.apache.org

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