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

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Using arch for offline development
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 00:04:17 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Matthieu Moy <address@hidden>

    > 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.

Wow.  Completely accurate but now you're into the dark underbelly of 
long-time arch coolness.

simplicity pays off in unexpected ways,

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