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Re: Provide rsync access to GNU ELPA for mirroring it

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: Provide rsync access to GNU ELPA for mirroring it
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2016 15:19:47 -0400
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On 2016-07-02 12:02, Chunyang Xu wrote:
> Hello emacs-devel!
> The emacs-china user group is running an ELPA mirror [1] to provide
> faster and more reliable connection for Chinese Emacs users.
> Currently, it simply downloads all files through HTTP, it works well
> for more than one month, however, mirroring through rsync is obviously
> easier and more efficient. So please consider providing rsync access
> to Gnu elpa.

Is there a reason to not build the packets locally, instead of downloading them 
all from ELPA?
(Same for MELPA, btw; this is going to ruin download statistics)


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