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Re: suitable sources.list

Gerard Robin wrote:
When I am in France my sources.list is such as:

deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free

Currently I am in Mauririus and I tried:
mu -> Mauritius
deb http://ftp.mu.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
mz -> Mozambique
deb http://ftp.mz.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
but none of these countries seem to have a mirror debian, only the
Turkey (tr) and the Australia (au) have a mirror debian but they are
very far from Mauritius. Perhaps I am missing something ?
Is it possible to find a mirror less distant from Mauritius ?

I deleted the later emails in case this has been answered or you solved it. Have you tried netselect-apt ? Sometimes a further server is faster depending on routing. I have used it with mixed results depending on your router/firewall et...

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