Opening subscriptions to mirror-list{,-d} ?

Matt_Domsch at Matt_Domsch at
Mon Sep 20 13:57:42 UTC 2010

Marek, there were no objections that I saw.  Can you open this up now?  We may still move it to, but for now, let's just open the perms.


Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist
Dell | Office of the CTO

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From: Marek Mahut [mailto:mmahut at] 
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 9:54 AM
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Subject: Re: Opening subscriptions to mirror-list{,-d} ?

On 08/27/2010 04:48 PM, Matt_Domsch at wrote:
> I would like to propose we remove the subscription administrative confirmation for mirror-list and mirror-list-d.
> As best as I can tell, the primary users of these lists are Fedora mirrors, with a few RHEL source and beta mirrors subscribed too, though for those tracked by MirrorManager, they are all also Fedora mirrors.
> We no longer are adding new mirrors to the master mirror rsync ACLs, and have not added anyone to the ACLs for at least a year.  Therefore, the only "benefit" an admin gets to being on mirror-list from a Red Hat corporate perspective would be advanced notice of new bits being staged or made available, at most 1 week advance notice.
> It would simplify the process for mirror admins to sign up, and remove an administrative duty that Adrian Reber and I have carried for several years.
> Please advise.

This is fine with me, if no one objects I will open the list next week on Tue. I would also like to thank Matt and Adrian for their awesome work.

> Thanks,
> Matt
> Fedora Mirror Wrangler
> --
> Matt Domsch
> Technology Strategist
> Dell | Office of the CTO

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