[CentOS-mirror] Mirroring Release of CentOS 5 Beta

Thu Mar 8 20:44:15 UTC 2007
Lance Davis <lance at centos.org>

On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Richard Ford wrote:

> So you want us to provide RSYNC services too?
> That is - if I only run HTTP now - I also have to offer and RSYNC
> server as well?
> This can be done, not sure of the logic - but will use more of my CPU
> cycles.
> Do we have to provide a free IP on a virtual host or just a virtual
> host?  No matter if I use one, two, three or more aliased IP's on
> physical server - I always do stuff like this as a vhost for better
> accounting.
> Perhaps the centos beta stuff can be more clearly, simply and
> precisely explained as opposed to a dribble of half expressed emails
> and equally self serving responses - busy people really don't have
> time to work out what others are trying to say or how one persons
> experiences carry over to themselves.  Maybe some filtering and
> formatting between brain and fingers/keyboard?  Think of it as a
> requirements specification, even some rudimentary UML or use cases
> with event/actions would help, seriously!
> Failing that, I would settle for a coherent paragraph of the Queens
> English and a clear technical requirement spec.

I am sorry that you are disappointed with the request  others have managed 
to make sense of it and comply.

If you do not want to provide rsync access fine, but your mirror will not 
be able to be a part of beta.centos.org.

The whole point is that all the machines that are mapped on to that behave 
similarily, otherwise it would cause no end of problems for end users.


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