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Re: Too few up-to-date CD image mirrors

On Fri, 29 Nov 2002, Joey Hess wrote:

> Mattias Wadenstein wrote:
> > Where do you get those sizes from? My ftp and rsync clients shows
> > 612171776 for debian-30r0-i386-binary-1.iso on those mirrors.
> >
> > lftp ftp.funet.fi:/pub/Linux/mirrors/debian-cdimage/3.0_r0/i386> ls debian-30r0-i386-binary-1.iso
> > -rw-r--r--   1 mirror    mirror     612171776 Jul 20 16:31 debian-30r0-i386-binary-1.iso
> >
> > This is also the size of the downloaded file, which has a correct md5sum.
> Hmm, my script gets the size with the ftp SIZE command. For example, on
> ftp.tu-clausthal.de:
> Net::FTP=GLOB(0x8327c38)>>> SIZE debian-30r0-i386-binary-1.iso
> Net::FTP=GLOB(0x8327c38)<<< 213 614780752
> It too shows up as 612171776 in the ls command, so I am not sure what is
> going on there.

Ok. If the SIZE command says that on ftp.funet.fi, it is lying. That is
the image I downloaded and checked the size and md5sum on.

> > I also noticed that I have this structure:
> > debian-cd/3.0_r0/images/i386
> >
> > Should I remove the "images" dir? I am fairly certain that it ended up
> > there during the discussions on jigdo-mirror and a standard structure for
> > the release, but since there is no official master site, I can't be sure.
> >
> > Other mirrors seems to not have the "images" dir.
> I only find one or two with the images directory. IMHO it should be
> removed for consistency. My script shall not default to looking for it.

Ok. I'll wait a day or two to see if someone shouts that it should be left
as it is, then I'll move it.

/Mattias Wadenstein

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