Subject: Re: Problems (of course)
To: Brian de Alwis <bsd@yrloc.ipsa.reuter.COM>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/06/1993 21:00:20
bsd@yrloc.ipsa.reuter.COM (Brian de Alwis) writes:
> Could one of the sun-lamp mirrors do it? I believe gatekeeper and another
> European site were mirroring -current...
> Or a machine would mirror tar_files every Sunday, then extract last-weeks
> and -current's, then do a recursive diff between the two. We could then
> grep && sed (or perl) for files to be removed, and voila! a happy system.

Anyone could do it, it's just a matter of who is going to go through
the trouble.  I'm on the far end of a 14.4kbps SLIP connection, so I'd
rather someone else do it, but if no one else does, I probably will

> In fact, it could be even better if doc/CHANGES files had a string
> suitable for a pre-req patch line...

We could establish another file for that purpose.

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