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

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: [PATCH] download: Add official SourceForge mirror.
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:29:50 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.1 (2016-04-27)

On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 07:10:26PM -0400, Leo Famulari wrote:
> 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?

This sounds like a good idea

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