English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Other Projects > project.EAB File Server

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 18 August 2010, 07:42   #1
exoticaga
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: UK
Posts: 446
'Syncing' with the file server

So what do we all do to maintain 1:1 bit exact with the server. Delete the whole archive and download them all again ?
exoticaga is offline  
Old 18 August 2010, 10:53   #2
T_hairy_bootson
Workbitch 1.3

T_hairy_bootson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Age: 41
Posts: 2,029
Quote:
Originally Posted by exoticaga View Post
So what do we all do to maintain 1:1 bit exact with the server. Delete the whole archive and download them all again ?
Use a rom renamer with a dat file.
T_hairy_bootson is offline  
Old 19 August 2010, 01:15   #3
TCD
Registered User

TCD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Germany
Age: 40
Posts: 24,012
Right, I moved the posts to a new thread. Some points need to be made clear I guess.

"So what do we all do to maintain 1:1 bit exact with the server."

The EAB file server is a resource for people to get software for the Amiga they need or find interesting. You can browse the folders and pick what catches your interest. We don't apply any download restrictions or have any ads, popups or whatever.
That said, there is no interest from our side that you grab everything on the file server. There's noone holding you back to do it though, but there will be no support for it.

I really hope that is clear now.
TCD is offline  
Old 19 August 2010, 15:36   #4
DH
Global Moderator

DH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Geordie Land
Age: 51
Posts: 4,088
Although we maintain the file server (a service which is provided free and voluntary), a decision to change/leave something which benefits us all is always going to be a joint decision and what changes we make, or not, with the file server, is really our business, but we are, however, open to sensible suggestions. We do, and have done, considered our members/users of the file server in everything we do or change, what we don't do is blindly change/leave something to suit and favour one individuals needs rather than favour the majorities needs which may or may not benefit us all.

All in all, we do it free and voluntary, to serve our fellow Amiga enthusiast, to allow access to great software that is available to everyone if they so wish. If anyone chooses to mirror/sync the file server, then that is their own idea and business, and this should solely be maintained by that individual alone. This is not up for debate, it has been clearly explained, more than once, so please, take a back seat and let the file server team get on with the job they were designated or volunteered to do, end of story!
DH is offline  
Old 19 August 2010, 15:40   #5
seuden
uber cool demi god

seuden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Kent/England
Posts: 1,960
I'm syncing the original post is pointless.
seuden is online now  
Old 20 August 2010, 01:36   #6
exoticaga
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: UK
Posts: 446
If need to sync as many here and there do like to do.

You will need to download many that have incorrect sizes after next compare. I did one tosec folder applications [adf] with recent clrmamepro and latest dats, if going by that the whole collection will have many 7z packed files that will never be the same on the server.

That one test took 1hr30mins your choice redownload them all again or use the dats and manualy compare update for sync.


By the way my collection is far far from sync but that is the way it goes. Example one of many, aminet cd's that are in many part archives, i have packed to one rar archive. The ribbits i packed up also, and maybe do the same for repulse soon.
exoticaga is offline  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
EAB File Server Magix project.EAB File Server 2228 27 November 2018 22:54
While EAB file server is down... Retroplay project.EAB File Server 23 31 December 2013 01:48
Secondary file server DannyBoy project.EAB File Server 12 12 August 2013 12:33
Is EAB file server deleted ? Ribdevil project.EAB File Server 13 03 February 2012 20:28
EAB File Server structure update TCD project.EAB File Server 38 18 November 2010 07:49

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 02:14.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.06868 seconds with 15 queries