[Distutils] How Python can have CPAN.

ssteinerX@gmail.com ssteinerx at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 11:30:22 CET 2009


On Dec 27, 2009, at 3:27 AM, Lennart Regebro wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 18:40, Lennart Regebro <lregebro at jarn.com> wrote:
>> 3. Making it easier to mirror/replicate all metadata.
> 
> I've now written a script that does this via XML-RPC. It's dead easy,
> actually. It's however also slow, and looks like it takes at least
> five hours. But that's to download all metadata, and there is quite a
> lot of it. :) Syncing after the initial download is reasonably fast.

How hard would it be to set up a cron to tar up a daily snapshot so that the initial download was quick (no API calls), then you'd only need an update from the last snapshot?

Thanks, 

S



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