CRAN now also rsync-able

Friedrich Leisch
Fri, 6 Nov 1998 07:59:22 +0100 (CET)

>>>>> On 05 Nov 1998 10:38:52 -0600,
>>>>> Douglas Bates (DB) wrote:

DB> Thanks very much for doing that, Fritz.
>>>>> "Fritz" == Friedrich Leisch <> writes:

Fritz> Following a suggestion by Doug Bates (half a year ago or so
Fritz> ...) I have set up an experimental rsync server for CRAN,
Fritz> i.e., it is now also possible to mirror CRAN using rsync for
Fritz> those who prefer it.

Fritz> The command

Fritz> rsync -rl /destination/dir

Fritz> should copy the complete CRAN ftp area into /destination/dir.

Fritz> Any comments on wether the server works are appreciated.

DB> Still a few bugs in the system.  Here's what I get

DB>  $ rsync -rl R

Oooops ... make that of course ... sorry!

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