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From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete•org>
To: Sergey Matveev <stargrave@stargrave•org>
Subject: Re: Setup on unprivileged accounts
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 23:23:24 -0500	[thread overview]
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On Wed, Aug 04 2021, Sergey Matveev wrote:

>>4) Perhaps a variant on #3, I could have a regular-permissioned 
>>directory and then nncp-xfer into a separate tree with 
>>directories owned as
>>appropriate with sticky bits set.  Peers would have a similar 
>>nncp-xfer to
>>pull stuff out of there.
> Only here I understand that you want to share packets between 
> the user
> accounts on the same system? nncp-xfer is what comes in my mind 
> first
> here: one shared/accessible directory. And spools in home 
> directories.
> And much more efficient transmission comparing to online 
> (-daemon,
> -call*) tools. Actually files from the spool technically can be 
> even
> hardlinked, without any copying at all, in theory (current code 
> just
> copies data).

Yes, that is what I meant, and I did completely forget to explain 
what I was trying to do.  Sigh, my mistake.  Yes, I think 
nncp-xfer will be quite suitable here.

I will try to finish setting it up on SDF and then I need to find 
a place to stick all my NNCP docs and things too.  Hopefully by 
the weekend I'll have something to share.

- John

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-05  4:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-04  4:08 Setup on unprivileged accounts John Goerzen
2021-08-04 12:22 ` John Goerzen
2021-08-04 13:50 ` Sergey Matveev
2021-08-04 18:58   ` Jonathan Lane
2021-08-05  4:23   ` John Goerzen [this message]