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Re: When should we https our mirrors?

On 10/24/2016 09:19 AM, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Philipp Kern 
>> On 10/18/2016 06:47 PM, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>>> On Oct 17, Ian Campbell <ijc@debian.org> wrote:
>>>> Have we gotten to the point where we consider deb.d.o suitable for
>>>> production use? The web page still says Experimental (so I would assume
>>> I do not think that it is appropriate for general use, since at least 
>>> one of the CDNs backing it lacks nodes in many (most) countries.
>>> I like to get my Debian packages over peering links. :-)
>> It's also a little awkward that apt does not tell you which of the SRV
>> records it picked. (The "and why" is clear: round robin.) I had a short
>> read earlier today and I had no idea how to even report it without that
>> information. (Of course I know how to turn on debugging but then it
>> picked a different one and succeeded.)
> Even getting the SRV record won't help much, you want to know what IP it
> resolved to and what headers you got from the backend to uniquely
> identify problems with a single POP or machine in a POP.

Fair enough. I never saw the current hash sum mismatch output before. I
suppose it'd be helpful if apt could print more details about the
machine it fetched it from in there -- if it still has the information,
which is probably the more tricky part given pluggable transports.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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