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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] robustness improvment request wrt accessing archive
Re: [Gnu-arch-users] robustness improvment request wrt accessing archives through the wrong name
Tue, 4 Nov 2003 17:17:28 -0800 (PST)
> From: "Robert Anderson" <address@hidden>
> >On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 10:46, Robert Anderson wrote:
> >> Am I wrong? Wouldn't this be a significant improvement?
> >Please do it. I've had to help a couple of users on #arch
> recently with
> >the same thinko.
> I _really_ wish I had the time (to do this or anything else for
> that matter). I've been quiet on the ml for a reason lately:
> time availability is a large negative number.
It's not a bad idea.
>From my perspective, it implies a need to think through and explicitly
clarify the relationship between various names for an archive (the
name registered by a user, the name in =meta-info/name, and the name
in -meta-info/name of a mirrored-from archive).
Negative time availability numbers are, indeed, a bother (got some of
my own, in fact). But please go ahead and spend the 5 minutes to
file a bug report. If it's a really good bug report I'll give you a
gold star :-).