Subject: RE: Distributing supp'ed files inside a network
To: (Xavier HUMBERT) <>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/23/2001 01:23:23
On 23-Oct-01 Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> The first method that comes in mind is mirror, but it's not very
> efficient. Actually, we have the log from sup -v, which should be parsed
> to generate a batch to send to other hosts, via scp, ftp, uucp or
> whatever appropriate.
> - does such a tool exist ?
> - if it does not exists, is there an interest for such a tool ?

I've done this before..  NetBSD ships with supfilesrv.  So basically.. I sup
the files down to the primary machine, and then run supfilesrv, and sup them
around internally.   Rsync would also work.. depending on your needs.

Tim Rightnour <>
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