Matt Dillon wrote:
> In regards to UUCP as a port, I think it's a good idea. There is
> nothing preventing us from including the dist files in the CD
> distribution so network connectivity is not needed for someone to
> install it.
> If someone else puts together the port I would be happy to provide
> disk space & net access for the fetch. I have good network
> connectivity (a T1), not that I expect a uucp port would actually
> require much in the way of bandwidth. The 'cpdup' port only
> generates 159 downloads a month and I expect a 'uucp' port
> generate much lower numbers, maybe 10 a month.
FYI, any committer can use the public_distfiles mechanism...
These get automatically replicated to every ftp mirror:
peter@ftp-master[1:09pm]~-111> ls /pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/peter
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for '/bin/ls'.
-rw-r--r-- 1 1006 1006 6736 Apr 8 20:02 hexpert-2.4.1.tar.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 1006 1006 6741 Mar 10 2001 hexpert-2.4.tar.gz
This replication happens within a few hours. People submitting ports
should be able to arrange with the person committing it to use this if
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