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From: Michael Renner <robe@××××××.at>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Change layout of distfiles
Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 17:09:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Change layout of distfiles by Alec Warner
1 Alec Warner wrote:
3 > Is this plan for server side only distfiles, or do you want
4 > /usr/portage/distfiles/{a-z}/ on the local system as well.
6 Changing the layout on the server suffices, no need to fiddle around
7 with more scripts than necessary ;).
9 > Is there any needed performance benefit out of the current
10 > scheme? Can you give some numbers as to how much this will
11 > help the average user?
13 Listing the directory via proftpd takes the better of 10 minutes on
14 "cold" caches and consumes around 1 minute of CPU time on an Athlon XP
15 2800+. With that figures in mind one easily could DoS a mirror-server if
16 he wants.
18 best regards,
19 Michael Renner
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