Why announce a security update before the mirrors are synced
admin at kclinux.net
Wed Feb 18 22:11:33 UTC 2004
I suggesting using secsup.org as your mirror. I found they update more
often and faster than alot of the other mirrors. And from the midwest
(Kansas City), their speeds are quite nice.
fox3ec208 at wideopenwest.com wrote:
>On Wednesday 18 February 2004 12:54, Mike Burger wrote:
>>On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 fox3ec208 at wideopenwest.com wrote:
>>>I just received the announcement for the new kernel*2714 yet no mirrors
>>>on the US east list seem to have the new rpms yet. This is what's
>>>placeing the burden on the master when a announcement is made for an
>>Because the folks at Fedora/Red Hat have no way to control how often or
>>when the mirrors sync up?
>Yes, I suppose that's true, but they can give the mirror admins. a heads up
>when something major is about to become available. As it is now, us mere
>mortals jam up the main site, complain that its slow, and keep the mirrors
>from syncing with our added traffic to the master. In the past, the new
>releases test and final are on the mirrors and all open at the same time.
>I'm sure something could be done, it would just take some effort in the
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