Re: apt PARALLELISM
On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, Joey Hess wrote:
> Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > Or at least fall back to the other IPs if the first one gives an
> > > error?
> > I hope that this already happens...
> apt doesn't know anything about round robin dns, and especially with
> secure apt, if one mirror gets out of sync things break horribly. This
Time to devise a way to teach it about that, then. HOW to do it is the big
problem, though. How should one deal with round-robin DNS mirrors which are
supposed to be equal, but are not. What are the failure modes to cater
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