[tex-live] Rsync, a different question

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Nov 10 13:47:32 CET 2008

George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:

> > But in my experience (admittedly very limited), retrying
> > Rsync.TeX.Ac.Uk usually /does/ work; my last full TeX
> > Live mirror required at most five retries in total before
> > the mirroring was complete, and as Norbert observed, each
> > retry (usually) has less work to do than the one before.
> Maybe there is some traffic shaping between you and the
> CTAN site.

just for the record: i don't shape at this end (rsync isn't a problem
for me -- it's ftp that's going to get rate-limited soon, if things
don't calm down...).

i don't suppose you actually meant my end, but i thought it was worth
while clarifying that point.


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