Re: Req Fer Code: Mirrors list checker tool
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 09:51:02PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> Thus I would like to request that someone cookup a python/perl script to
> check this out. The basic operation would be to take the mirror list and
> probe each mirror to determine how it is feeling and then write a new
> mirror list with updated information and produce a web page for inclusion
> in the web site with information about dead mirrors so people can advoid
> Any takers?
We have the debian-mirrors script in the mirror package, as well as
netselect (in its own package).
These should provide good starting points.
According to the latest figures, 43% of all statistics are totally worthless.