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Re: GNU mirror going away

due to security concerns?  i was under the impression rsync was like 
anything else, secure if you take the time to do it right, not if you dont

i say torch it

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>It's highly unlikely that anyone was actually using it, but, in case
>any of you were, I just wanted to let you all know that the GNU mirror
>on the ftp server is going away.  This page:
>   http://www.gnu.org/server/mirror.html#MirrorFTP
>say "[Note]: due to resource and security concerns, we no longer use
>rsync to update mirrors."  Since I only mirror things I can rsync,
>well...  I'm sure you all see the problem here.
>And on that note, there's another 5.4GB that's available for something
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