Re: possible problem with ftp.us.debian.org
Marc Haber <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, 08 Jan 2007 08:37:28 -0500, Matthias Julius
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>If you have more than a few clients it might be a good idea to have
>>your own private mirror. Then, if your upstream mirror has a
>>temporary problem your private one will be a little bit out of date,
>>but your clients won't notice.
> I don't think that is superior to my CNAME solution if the systems are
> distributed. Larger sites can have a squid with holding time for .deb
> files beefed up.
As long as your CNAME is pointing to a working mirror, yes.
>>And your clients will get a faster
> Only if the mirror is in the local network, which means that all
> clients should be in the same LAN.
I agree, for distributed clients the benefit is very limited.