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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Re: gNewSense now has a mirror at MIT / broken symli

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Re: gNewSense now has a mirror at MIT / broken symlinks
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 20:57:10 +1030

On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:14:23 -0400
Daniel Clark <address@hidden> wrote:

> >>>> gNewSense now has a mirror at MIT -
> >>>>
> >>>> address@hidden is contact address - they are setting up for
> >>>> 2:17am EST pull at the moment.
> >>>
> >>> What mirror(s) can we give them? us.archive is our canonical
> >>> mirror location, and is held at the FSF.
> > 
> > no, my thought was more 'if they want to appear in our archive dns
> > pool, how should we do this'?
> Hmm, I'm not sure. Back when I used Debian and Ubuntu, I always just
> used and - I don't know if
> they also had / aliases.
> Since both mirrors are very high speed and very close geographically,
> perhaps it would make the most sense to have
> continue to point to the FSF server, but have a procedure in place to
> switch that over to the MIT server if that one has downtime.

shame it would involve lots of renaming - we could have named the host
at the fsf ftp-master (as per Debian), and pushed us.archive onto MIT
(as long as they were happy with it).

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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