On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 10:13:07PM +0200, Simon Paillard wrote: > > all non-us mirrors are "bad" in the sense that the don't carry current stable, > > why don't remove them altogether from the mirror list? > > Why doesn't "> woody" netslect-apt ignore non-us entries in the list ? in some sense it does, codenames are listed >= oldstable as of now > > It should even filter so that the test is done only on the right mirror > (having a fast volatile mirror that doesn't provide the archive is not > relevant). For now I've anchored the regexp so that only current (non non-us) mirrors are reported. And yes, testing a mirror is definitely something desiderable. > > That is IMO the best question, though we : > * remind admins of mirrors that -non-US can be removed > * might want to keep some mirrors of non-US > http://debian.org/distrib/archive#non-us-archive ack > > > poor-man' status of non-us mirrors as of today: > > http://people.debian.org/~filippo/nonus_listing > > How can you expect http://somemirror/debian-non-US/dists/lenny to return > 200 OK ?? my bad, I've updated the listing filippo -- Filippo Giunchedi - http://esaurito.net - 0x6B79D401 "Sir, we are surrounded!" "Excellent! Now we can attack in any direction!"
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