Subject: Re: Distributing supp'ed files inside a network
To: Xavier HUMBERT <email@example.com>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/23/2001 10:12:41
On Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 09:13:34AM +0200, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> I have 4 or more machines running NetBSD. For each I fetch via sup
> daily allsrc for current, and weekly the remaining (pkgsrc, xsrc, doc,
> allsrc for release)
> It seems that a good approch would be to distribute locally what an
> unique machine fetched.
> 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 ?
> Xavier HUMBERT - Systemes et Reseaux | email@example.com
> INJEP | firstname.lastname@example.org
Some options spring to mind (in alphabetical order):
nfs mount one set of sources