Fedora ftp site?

Richard Ayer III rwa1 at cec.wustl.edu
Sun Mar 21 21:44:28 UTC 2004

Maybe a good idea would be for there to be 2 copies of the main repository,
one for public access and one for mirrors only to sync off of (assuming that
wouldn't bee ridiculously difficult to setup/maintain and/or prohibitively

Richard Ayer III

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From: "seth vidal" <skvidal at phy.duke.edu>
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> > It seems to me that the list of mirrors is only a list of not working
> > it never switched to german mirrors I had to add them to the sources
list for
> > my own - and then everything worked great.
> > Maybe the only problem was a bad list of mirrors or that up2date do not
> > the mirrors depend on the place were the computer with the fedora is
> > to - or am I wrong?
> I think the real problems are these:
> 1. the mirrorlist functionality is new and needs some greater refinement
> and explanation.
> 2. b/c of the massive changes in rawhide in the last week or so there
> are a lot of mirrors that are not yet in sync, therefore you end up with
> lots of broken repositories.
> 3. people are honestly expecting a bit too much from the mirroring
> infrastructure available at this time, it does not scale very well when
> you have MASSIVE changes on a nightly basis. It just doesn't.
> -sv
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