[CentOS-mirror] Proposel - jigdo for iso Images
Nick at 141networks.com
Thu Oct 29 20:38:54 UTC 2009
Need to give people that option though.
I don't really think its worth the hassle, IMO
On 10/29/2009 3:34 PM, Uwe Kiewel wrote:
> Nick Olsen schrieb:
>> Addition of jigdo yes. Replace ISO's no.
> Does it make sense? If someone whants to have a iso image, he will
> download the iso file and will not use jigdo...
> More sense makes to keep the boot.iso and replace the DVD and CD images
> by jigdo
>> Educating joe sixpack on using something new, well I like to use
>> altercation avoidance.
>> On 10/29/2009 2:51 PM, Uwe Kiewel wrote:
>>> what do you think about using jigdo for distributing iso Images?
>>> - save space at mirror because data are now redandant (as rpm's and
>>> "inside" the iso images
>>> - the webserver does handle small files more efficient than big
>>> - can save bandwith if a download of an iso image aborts and
>>> have to be restarted
>>> - maybe more requests, for downloading all rpm's to build the iso
>>> at client site
>>> Happy discussing!
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