[CentOS-mirror] lingering cruft at mirrors.usc.edu

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Thu Jul 22 14:05:39 EDT 2010

On Thu, 22 Jul 2010, Karanbir Singh wrote:

> On 07/22/2010 04:44 AM, Jon Lewis wrote:
>> If all mirrors would add
>> /**/.*
>> to their rsync exclude list, we wouldn't see these sorts of things.
> please dont do that - there are valid and required dot files inthe mirror.
> eg: .discinfo
> .treeinfo

What are these required for?  We've never carried those files.  It doesn't 
seem to have caused any problems.  Apache, in its default config as 
installed by Red Hat / CentOS, won't show such files.

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