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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] making a public mirror

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] making a public mirror
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 09:09:19 +0100
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On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 01:04:03AM -0700, Dustin Sallings wrote:
> On Monday, Sep 15, 2003, at 00:52 US/Pacific, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 12:46:45AM -0700, Dustin Sallings wrote:
> >>    If it registers the original archive name, then won't any of my
> >>interactions with address@hidden access my mirror?  If a mirror 
> >>is
> >>read-only, then doesn't that mean I can no longer check anything into
> >>that repository?
> >
> >You couldn't commit anything to that archive in the first place. It
> >doesn't belong to you.
>       I don't really understand the relevance.  Can I not have commit 
>       access to an archive that doesn't belong to me?

"Can"? Well, that's complicated. You almost always _won't_, though,
and don't really want to either.

>       My question is regarding the concept of creating a public mirror of 
>       an archive I do own without losing the ability to commit to that 
> archive.  
> The documentation suggests that this is not possible, but that doesn't 
> seem correct.

Then you don't do it in the manner described earlier. Do it the other
way around, instead.

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