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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Using arch for offline development

From: Matthieu Moy
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Using arch for offline development
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 08:32:27 +0200
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Charles Duffy <address@hidden> writes:

>> Is such a mirrored archive a proper archive in a sense that if the
>> laptop gets stolen/broken/etc I can easily turn the mirror into my
>> main repository?
> Yes; there's only a single file (=mirror) that needs to be deleted to
> change the mirror into a proper archive.

... Therefore, you could have a script to sync the mirrors, delete the
=mirror file  on one machine  and create it  on the other.  That would
allow you to swap mirror and archive easily. 

Call that  script before going  offline, and the oposite  script after
comming back online.


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