partial snapshot mirror amd64/bullseye/bookworm

Frédéric Pierret frederic.pierret at
Mon Mar 1 19:41:20 GMT 2021

Le 3/1/21 à 6:25 PM, Holger Levsen a écrit :
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2021 at 06:12:39PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 02:09:08PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
>>> It's possible to work around them partly/sometimes, but it seems clear by
>>> now that using snapshot.d.o *as it is* doesn't scale for our use cases. Hence
>>> the idea of a partial snapshot mirror which is only suitable to rebuild bullseye
>>> am64 (but not previous release or other archs.) - and which can also be mirrored
>>> more easily than the whole of snapshot.d.o if the need arises.
>>> Does that sound feasable/sensible from the snapshot.d.o team perspective?
>> How would the mirroring work?
> to be discussed, but my raw idea would be to use rsync with excluding the years
> before 2015 or 2017. or can't this work? 8-)

Eventually rsync over ssh could be setup in order to limit the authorized users. This is to prevent the whole world mirroring the primary server. Then, we could think to open it widely only on the first partial mirrors: the one managed by Holger and me too on my side but in a more or less reliable way (work from home with 1GBits optical fiber).


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