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Re: debian-volatile mirrors

On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 01:32:00PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 04:23:57PM +0200, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
> > On Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 14:54:01 +0200, Simon Paillard wrote:
> > > On Sun, Oct 14, 2007 at 12:56:53PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > > > Can anyone thing of a reason why we shouldn't have Volatile-*: fields in
> > > > the mirror list?
> > > 
> > > I assume it is an historical reason : volatile was not an official
> > > project at the beginning.
> > > 
> > > But I see no reason for not including volatile in the main list, now it
> > > is an official project :-)
> > 
> > Feel free to do so, but please contact Filipe van der Wiel, he is the
> > mirror coordinator of volatile.debian.org
> I went to have a look at that stuff... it appears that there is a separate
> http://volatile.debian.org/debian-volatile/project/Mirrors.masterlist
> which is processed by an old forked copy of our mirror_list.pl to generate
> http://www.debian.org/volatile/volatile-mirrors
> Cc:ing Luk Claes who originally implemented that (judging by CVS commit logs).
> Nowadays, this is obviously insane :) so unless someone has anything to add,
> I'll go merge the data into the main Mirrors.masterlist, merge the
> forked code into the main mirror/mirror_list.pl script, etc.

As there was no consensus at the time if merging was what we wanted,
this was meant as a temporary solution till the consensus was reached

> (A benefit that may not be obvious is that this way we will also be able to
> trivially add the volatile archive into the Debian mirror checkers.)

This was one of the reasons there was no clear consensus at the time...
I guess there is now a consensus, so feel free to merge!



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