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SubjectRe: overloaded :-(
Followup to:  <>
By author: Jeremy Katz <>
In newsgroup:
> Okay, how's this for a thought... Linus has said many times that he would
> prefer to distribute _just_ patches. This being the case, what if release
> of devel kernels was changed so that every ten or so kernels, a complete
> tarball would be released and just release the patches in between (though
> have the patches available for the decade patches). This would cut down
> on the amount of space required for a complete mirror I would
> think. Another thought would be to set up a machine so
> that people downloading the smaller file can get it and go without having
> to compete with people downloading the entire tarball. Perhaps Redhat or
> someone would be willing to set up such a machine. Maybe I'm just
> rambling, but I've had this disucssion about's speed with a few
> people and this is what we thought might work.
> Jeremy Katz

That just isn't going to happen, sorry.

However, *please* be aware of the
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(There is a size limit imposed by the sysadmin. If
it becomes too onerous, please let him know so it can be adjusted.)

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