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Re: cdn.debian.net as a project service?


On Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 12:09:32 +0000, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 2011-03-10, Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 08:58:55AM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> >> What would it take to get cdn.debian.net become a service provided by
> >> the project? In other words, cdn.debian.org, instead of cdn.debian.net.
> >> If we had cdn.debian.org, we could make it into a default mirror (which
> >> could potentially skip one question in the installer), debmirror,
> >> pbuilder, piuparts, and other tools that need to have a mirror
> >> specified, making it easier to use the tools. It would also be a boon
> >> for those who travel a lot.
> > Isn't ftp.debian.org resolving to different addresses depending on your
> > geolocalization nowadays ?
> security is, ftp.debian.org isn't.  It's even special as it's a mirror
> that's synced pretty early.

our automatism though check if ftp.d.o is to be shutdown for reboot and
itself points ftp.d.o to another host in the mirror network. So yes,
from time to time ftp.d.o does not point to kassia.

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