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Re: [PATCH] download: Add official SourceForge mirror.

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: [PATCH] download: Add official SourceForge mirror.
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:10:26 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.0 (2016-04-01)

On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 01:08:31PM -0500, Alex Griffin wrote:
> This patch mirrors a similar change in nixpkgs [1][2].
> The official method for downloading from SourceForge is to use
>, which redirects to various other mirrors. It
> can be unreliable, but also faster because it can find a nearby mirror
> and load-balance. If it fails Guix will still fall back to known good
> mirrors.

I think it's a good idea. It wouldn't have helped with the latest
problem, where the project-specific parts of the URL changed. But, if
our users can automatically use closer mirrors, that seems best.

Any objections?

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