Subject: Re: pkgsrc README.html on
To: Phil Nelson <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/19/1999 12:23:12
On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Phil Nelson wrote:
> >Can htdig gather data from remote site? Would be cool... 
> htdig can put both sites in the search database. 

Cool, should be enough to make them searchable, no?

> I'd think that having the files generated on ftp and then uploaded to
> would be the way to go.  This way, they would be 
> distributed to the mirrors.  Unless each ftp mirror also ran httpd,
> we couldn't get these files mirrored.

Um, the mirrors pick them up via ftp. (I know because I got complaints
when I re-created them every day, even if there were no changes :). 
I also don't really see the benefits from putting them on,
as one can always browse them via the ftp://-URL.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>