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SubjectRe: Linux-2.2.4..
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Followup to:  <9903231743.ZM18177@adams.pcx.ncd.com>
By author: "Alan Olsen" <alano@adams.pcx.ncd.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > Maybe Linus should hold off on the announcement until the mirrors have
> > a change to catch up?...on the existential theory that if a kernel isn't
> > available is it really "out there"?
>
> Sounds like we need more of an "rdist" process than a "mirror" process. Maybe
> the master site needs to push the new version out to the host sites instead of
> waiting for them to catch up. (Or the master site needs to be off-limits to
> all but the mirroring machines.)
>

Many, but not all, of the LKAMS sites use remotely-activated rsync to
mirror the archives. Unfortunately, I have little control over which
ones do.

-hpa
--
"The user's computer downloads the ActiveX code and simulates a 'Blue
Screen' crash, a generally benign event most users are familiar with
and that would not necessarily arouse suspicions."
-- Security exploit description on http://www.zks.net/p3/how.aspb

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