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Re: Automatic mirror selection


Leo "costela" Antunes wrote:
> It's been suggested on the referred thread[0].
> I've never worked with it myself, but my limited understanding is that
> it would need work from all mirror admins and even if that was feasible,
> there are bound to be mirrors that are (technically, bureaucratically,
> etc) unable to perform the needed changes to integrate their
> infrastructure with anycast.

Seems like Simon Blake covered the main points very well so there isn't very
much left I can say.

Besides that I'm interested in how your script works at DNS level and if it
wouldn't be more suitable to just setup a server with BIND + GeoDNS[1].

> Cheers
> [0] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.user.mirrors/311/focus=312



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