Re: Bloat thread...
Tor Arntsen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 1 Feb 1999 15:21:10 +0100
In article <email@example.com>,
Richard Gooch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Larry McVoy writes:
>> Probably what would be a much better use of this bandwidth would be for
>> someone to volunteer idle cycles on their Whizzbang 1000 Intel box as
>> a compile server for the latest & greatest. It sure seems like this
>> would be useful and you could make a combination of config files and
>> built kernels & modules available for ftp. Somebody should talk to
>> email@example.com about this.
>You could even have it accept config files via email and send the URL
>back. Maybe add the config file to a database. Many
>possibilites. Someone might even be able to make money out of it.
That should work, the SGI patch service works almost like that already --
you feed it your setup and it figures out what you need and gives you
an URL so you can go and get a tar file with your personal set of patches.
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