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Re: shutting down httpredir.debian.org?

Hey all,

On 04/12/2016 09:53 AM, Peter Palfrader wrote:
>> > I'd like also to note that once we have proper by-hash package indices in
>> > Debian too, it's entirely reasonable to rely on MirrorBrain as HTTP
>> > redirector. I use it for Kali for more than 3 years already.
>> > 
>> > http://mirrorbrain.org
> Looks exciting at first glance.  Need to look at it in more detail.

YES! Please please please do use mirrorbrain, OpenSuse, TDF
(LibreOffice), VLC, XMBC and others (see: http://mirrorbrain.org/users/)
use it. Actually most of the traffic mirror.netcologne.de receives comes
from various mirrorbrain instances.

It does wonderful things (http://mirrorbrain.org/features/):

 * Load-Balance by GeoIP / AS matching (traffic stays very local)
 * Intensive checks (even via rsync) regarding mirror consistency
 ** It can serve things down to the file level to a mirror that
still/already has a certain file
 * automatic hashing to check for
 * meta links
 * torrent support (so mirrors could function as HTTP seeds)
 * ...



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