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Re: ftp1.us.debian.org and FTP mirrors

On Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 09:48:55PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 1998 at 03:03:53AM +0200, Frock wrote:
> > I'm submitting this as a bug in hope that we might want apt to use a
> > random ftp-site carrying debian when installing - instead of everyone
> > using the same host (ftp1.us.debian.org)
> Since it's a conffile, is it unreasonable to expect people to CONFigure
> it appropriately? Perhaps we could supply it with no site selected.
> I always use mirror.aarnet.edu.au here in Australia, because from all
> the locations I use the transfer speed is excellent. ftp1.us.debian.org
> would not be at all enjoyable from here.

What about having postinst scan your fqdn and uncomment the right
entry in the conffile? (And having all the other sites present
and commented).


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