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Re: Include Asian security mirror in sources.list?


Asher Rosenfeld wrote:
> According to the article titled "New Debian security mirror for
> Asia" (url: https://www.debian.org/News/2015/20150206), there is a
> security mirror closer to Debian users who are in Asia.
> How do I include it in the /etc/apt/sources.list?

By including the usual "deb http://security.debian.org/ ..." line.

security.debian.org uses GeoDNS to let DNS requests for that hostname
to resolve to the IP of the nearest server or servers.

See https://wiki.debian.org/DebianGeoMirror and

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