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Bug#616522: debootstrap: please use better default mirror (cdn.debian.net?)

Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> debootstrap currently defaults to ftp.us.debian.org for the mirror.
> This is not a particularly good default for anyone outside the US.
> cdn.debian.net would be a better default, since it automatically
> chooses the mirror closest to the user. Would it be possible to default
> to that?

I don't feel entirely comfortable with defaulting to cdn.debian.net,
as it's not quite an official debian service.

This is why in d-i, it lists cdn.debian.net near the top, but never as
the default mirror for a country.

see shy jo

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