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