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Re: Missing uploads?

On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 07:21:23PM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 10:29:56AM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> >On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 11:52:32PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> >>Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>> But isn't ftp.debian.org the Prime Mirror?

> >>No, it isn't. It's _a_ primary mirror [...]

> >Are you sure? It's not even listed in the mirrors list [1].

> Technically, it's not a mirror, for two reasons: it doesn't have a 
> public copy of the archive, and it's the master, so it can't be a mirror 
> (of the master).  So that's why it's not listed on the mirrors list.  
> The reasons for this have been discussed to death, and I'm sure you can 
> find them in the archive somewhere.

You seem to be describing ftp-master, not ftp.debian.org.  "ftp.debian.org"
exists expressly to be a public mirror.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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