2.10.3 (null-rsync, usability bugfixes)

Sat, 28 Nov 2009

MirrorBrain 2.10.3 has been released. This is a minor bugfix and feature update, and nevertheless the changes are not insignificant.

First, there is a new program called null-rsync. It creates a pseudo mirror of a remote file tree, without occupying significant disk space. Use case: running MirrorBrain instances without hosting the file tree locally; and also experimentation and development.

Then, this release fixes usability issues in the mb tool that could occur when creating new mirrors and running into DNS intricacies. The change is that the admin is now given a link to in-depth background information. Which is hopefully helpful.

Finally, some small sorting issues in the generation of mirror lists have been fixed.

Details are in the 2.10.3 release notes.

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