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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] randy kobes passed away -> ftpmirror redir
Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] randy kobes passed away -> ftpmirror redirector
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 01:01:06 GMT
One problem here is that the Apache2::Geo::Mirror module only loads
the mirror list upon initialization of Apache,
Wow. That would explain a lot of things where users keep reporting
outdated mirrors no longer in the list, etc.
I think the most sane thing to do here is subclass Apache2::Geo::Mirror
and add a simple feature that checks the last modified time of the
/usr/local/share/GeoIP/gnu-ftpmirror.txt file; if it changes, reload the
We'd want to do the same thing for the existing non-gnu redirector too,
of course. Ideally even pass that fix back upstream, if there still is
an upstream ...
Thanks for all,