Access the CLAIR's Sources Using rsyncIn order to accelerate dissemination, to provide a development environment that is as open as possible and to facilitate mirroring, the CLAIR CVS repository and various other CLAIR-related data are also available through anonymous
Here is how you get a copy of the CVS repository: first, you must select a directory that will hold your copy of the repository. Assume that your choice is
whatever is in the directory
Now you can issue the command
(The trailing `\' above simply means that the command continues on the following line.)rsync --archive --delete --checksum --compress \ rsync://rsync.cs.unipr.it/clair-cvs /path/to/your/copy/
It is usually wise to write a small script containing the rsync command so as to save typing and to reduce the chances of (costly) mistakes.
The same command can be run periodically to synchronize your copy of
Subsequent synchronisations will be much faster thanks to
the rsync algorithm.
You may use the
See the CVS instructions on how to use your local copy of the repository.
The whole FTP area of CLAIR
is also available with
As usual, we encourage you to try
or, if you really are in a state of grace,
MirroringIf you are in a part of the world that seems poorly served by our site, we encourage you to set up local mirrors of the CVS repository and FTP site for you and others in your part of the world to use. Mirroring is also useful for backup purposes and
If you decide to run a CLAIR mirror, let us know: we will list it on our mirrors page so that others may find it. Updating/checking your mirror twice a week should suffice. We also recommend that you run your mirroring script between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. UTC/GMT, when network traffic in our country is at its lowest.
[Page last updated on April 03, 2005, 15:02:02.]
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