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Re: many anonsvn replicas...

From: Perry E. Metzger <perry_at_piermont.com>
Date: 2004-02-21 15:07:59 CET

Craig Peterein <craig@peterein.org> writes:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 04:42:31PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>> Lets say you have an open source project where you want to have a lot
>> of anon repositories. Have the main repository run an nntp server, and
>> post PGP signed versions of all incremental changes to a special
>> newsgroup. Run nntp on a tree of anon servers... and watch as the
>> updates flood fill to all of them in seconds. Add some code which
>> checks the signatures and applies the changes, and something to do a
>> periodic last ditch consistency check (say posting cryptographic
>> hashes of the whole repository every day or so) and you have an
>> anonsvn infrastructure that scales to thousands of copies of the
>> repository that are all nearly in sync in real time...
> This sounds like monotone: http://www.venge.net/monotone/

Not really, no. In fact, not at all so far as I can tell.

I'm talking about a way of doing lots of read-only replicas of a
repository (or indeed of any set of data) -- not a source control


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