Re: kernel.bkbits.net off the air
From: Nick Piggin (piggin_at_cyberone.com.au)
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 14:02:19 +1100 To: Daniel Egger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Daniel Egger wrote:
>Am Fre, den 14.11.2003 schrieb Nick Piggin um 10:56:
>>Actually, at http://www.kernel.org/ there is a link to daily snapshots.
>>There are also changesets generated every couple of hours at the "C" link
>>at the right of the page.
>>Even if Linus doesn't release as often (doesn't he? I don't know), this
>>is surely much better than pre BK. Maybe I didn't understand you right?
>Seems so. I assume you missed the "bandwidth constraint" part. Fetching
>a whole snapshot every day is not even close to workable. The snapshots
>in patch form are nice however patching forth and back is not really an
>option. If svn doesn't get back up I'd be tempted to use rsync and use
>vendor branches in my own SVN repository but this also seems far from
>optimal to me. rsync alone doesn't cut it because there's no version
>management and I've lost quite a few patches due to an not thoroughly
>considered rsync use.
There are compressed incremental patches of the snapshots available:
They average maybe 150KB per day.
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