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Re: deb.debian.org [was: Re: howto avoid "apt-get update" going guru?]

On Thu, Jul 07, 2016 at 11:03:16PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > ]] Josh Triplett
> > > Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > > > I personally recommend using deb.debian.org.
> > > 
> > > That works nicely, thanks!  Seems to have decent performance.
> Ah, that makes sense.  I look forward to the announcement.
> When you make the announcement, can you include a link to the details of
> the CDN, such as the extent of its caching servers?  That would help
> people determine if using it will likely produce good results for them.

The locality of this CDN seems to be... not the best.

In Poland, there's 11 mirrors (according to choose-mirror 2.69), and
httpredir.debian.net always gives me one of those.  Not the closest one
network- or geography- wise, but in a country the size of Poland, that's
good enough.

deb.debian.org on the other hand, trying from two locations over three ISPs:
Starogard Gdański/Netia, Starogard Gdański/UPC, Gdańsk/Limes:
* IPv6: Amsterdam or London
* IPv4: MIT, San Francisco, London

An imaginary friend squared is a real enemy.

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