apt-cacher in main + apt-zeroconf
magicfab at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 15 15:27:58 UTC 2007
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Sam Tygier wrote:
> could apt-zeroconf be installed and enabled by default.
> "distributed apt-cacher for local networks implemented in Python.
> It's called apt-zeroconf since we use avahi for automatically
> finding other apt-zeroconf instances on the LAN, similar to Apple's
> Rendezvous/Bonjour/Zeroconf technology."
>  http://trac.phidev.info/trac/wiki/AptZeroconf
apt-zeroconf is actually a replacement for apt-cacher, not a
complement to it, according to its site. I think we already know the
answer to "enabled by default" autodiscovery / other networking
services. I would have some trust issues using apt-zeroconf, but
that's just me :)
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