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Re: [opensuse] openSUSE @ Google Summer of Code 2006
  • From: Christoph Thiel <cthiel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 21:52:31 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0604292150310.4711@xxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 29 Apr 2006, SunSunich wrote:

> > > > > Yes, like that, but for whole system update. Actualy i forgot
> > > > > that such feature already used for online update. May be it will
> > > > > be not so hard to mirror that feature on System Update.
> > > >
> > > > I like that idea very much -- but it might not be as easy as it
> > > > seems in the first place ;)
> > >
> > > Actually we already talked about this a couple of months ago. I
> > > think it can be implemented by having a transport mechanism
> > > "drpmsync" next to "nfs", "ftp" and the like. I don't think it would
> > > be so hard to implement.
> >
> > Actually, I'd like to see "drpmsync over rsync", "drpmsync over ftp"
> > or "drpmsync over http", in order to spur the distribution of drpmsync
> > in general ;)
>
> Is it just a plan for future? Or it will be discussed in the "smart"
> branch? Could it be a project idea for SoC? I don't have a student
> status, but a friend of mine has, we could implement that feature for
> Yast System Update. All we need is a maintainer.

It could be turned into a SoC project -- I'll add it to the page soon,
amongst the other stuff that has been suggested.


Regards
Christoph

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