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Re: [Savannah-help-public] Rules for download area usage

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-help-public] Rules for download area usage
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 23:29:31 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 05:15:06PM +0100, Eric Noulard wrote:
> Dear Savannah Admin,
> I wonder if there is some rules about the download
> area of each project may be used.
> I am co-admin of
> TSP is now working on different platforms,
> (linuces, unices and Win32 derivative, java)
> with a growing number of users.
> In the past we did only provide source tarball.
> We recently added Win32 installer, Java (binary) installer.
> It's really easier for a growing part of our user to have
> such "ready-to-use" packaging and not some
> source-to-be-compiled.
> We may add  popular linux binaries (differents rpm flavors, deb, ...)
> for just the same reason.
> Before going on along these lines
> I wonder what are the Savannah Download Area usage rules?
> I mean putting in several different binaries for 1 release may well
> eat the disk space sooner than expected, something like
> 25 MB per release instead of 4 MB for source only release.
> So the question is:
> Do we need to look for another binary hosting solution
> or may we put some binaries in download area?


That sounds ok.

If we run into a space issue after too much high-frequency releases, I
suppose we could remove outdated binary releases :)


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