ryandesign at macports.org
Fri May 30 17:09:18 PDT 2008
On May 30, 2008, at 06:40, Rainer Müller wrote:
>>> People can start relying on the mirror and building it into port1.0
>> Done: http://trac.macports.org/attachment/ticket/15456/d.m.o.diff :-D
> Nice implementation. Patch works fine here!
> As you use port mirror for this task now, can we revert the
> addition of
> port distfiles? Or should this still be considered useful?
Ooh, I overlooked that feature. That's kinda nice. Too bad it
requires sudo... (IMHO it shouldn't, just like lint and livecheck
> Another topic: Some time ago we had the idea to generate usage
> statistics by counting distfiles downloads from the macports distfiles
> mirror. If we still want to do this, we would have to add the macports
> distfiles mirror at the top of the list, so everybody tries that
> But this would make this shiny new ping sort feature useless. What is
> more important for use? Probably faster downloads or pseudo usage
Why don't we keep the nice ping feature for now, since it hasn't even
seen the light of day and closer/faster downloads has been requested
more than once.
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