Re: cdn.debian.net as a project service?
Paul Wise at "Fri, 11 Mar 2011 11:04:48 +0800" wrote:
PW> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Adam Borowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Another strange thing about apt-spy is that it picks a subset of mirrors
>> without an apparent rule. It claims it uses
>> http://http.us.debian.org/debian/README.mirrors.txt yet it ignores most (but
>> not all!) of non-country-primary ones.
PW> Thats a bug in the parsing (#457049).
OK, this is solved in version 3.2.1 that is waiting for upload on my site
. I asked many times on mentors to upload this version. I admit I'm not
the most active developer on Earth but if you like to try this version of
apt-spy feel free to download it from  or from the git repository .
>> Right, with bottlenecks usually being at the last mile, all good mirrors
>> will have nearly the same speed. Picking any from the general area should
>> be fine.
PW> Not nessecarily, it really depends. For example in Australia local
PW> mirrors are much faster than US mirrors.
I think that bandwith tests are more accurate, the nearest mirror is not
necessary the best.
Stefano Canepa aka sc: email@example.com - http://www.stefanocanepa.it
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