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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2000 16:46:23 -0400
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Subject: Re: FAQ-O-Matic (Was: perl-5.6.0 ready for test! (IMPORTANT READ THIS MESSAGE ON MAINTAINER STATUS!))
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In-Reply-To: <39A42785.F35F82DF@ece.gatech.edu>; from cwilson@ece.gatech.edu on Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 03:35:33PM -0400

On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 03:35:33PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Chris Faylor wrote:
>> The machine is pretty beefy but the network connection isn't.  In fact,
>> I've been contemplating elminating direct cygwin downloads from sources.
>> They are pretty much swamping the connection.
>
>If you do this, then the /private/ section needs to be mirrored as well.
>I have no evidence, but I believe that the bulk of the the downloads are
>folks trying to test the latest & greatest -- e.g. my cvs stuff, or
>Michael's sumo-rpm stuff...

The bulk of the downloads are ftp downloads.

cgf

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