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Re: mirrorlist cgi



On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 15:04 -0700, Ian Burrell wrote:
> On 7/18/06, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs math uh edu> wrote:
> > >>>>> "sv" == seth vidal <skvidal linux duke edu> writes:
> >
> > sv> I'm open to other suggestions.
> >
> > Just ask the mirrors to --exclude repomd.xml and then rsync it at the
> > end?  It ups the load on the server, though; twice the directory
> > traversals.
> >
> 
> There is also the --delay-updates option to rsync.  It causes rsync to
> put all the updates in a temporary directory and moves them into place
> at the end.  The move is fast which makes the update more atomic.
> 

it's only fast if it doesn't cross a partition.

-sv



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