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Re: possible problem with ftp.us.debian.org

Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> writes:

> On Mon, 08 Jan 2007 08:37:28 -0500, Matthias Julius
> <lists@julius-net.net> 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temporary problem your private one will be a little bit out of date,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
>>response, too.
> 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.


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