On Wed, Feb 04, 1998 at 10:50:40PM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote: > > Yep. Joey brought this to my attention, and forwarded me Chris Lameter's > checkmirr script. I have polished it a little, mostly by rewriting it in > perl. In the process, I got rid from a dependency on ncftp (Chris) or wget > (Joey) so that it can be a part of the mirror package without requiring > another Depends:. > > I'll probably edit it a little more, write a manual package and then add it > to the mirror package. Anyway, as it's so small, I include a working version. > > Alas, I am not sure show valid this really is --- a ping snapshot is not a > good estimator of what effective throughput really is. But then, what is ? How about bing? -- G. Branden Robinson | If you make people think they're Purdue University | thinking, they'll love you; email@example.com | but if you really make them think, http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ | they'll hate you.
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