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Re: security.debian.org mirrors?



On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 09:25:34AM -0500, Ted Cabeen wrote:
> In message <20001020123931.A23033@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz>, Petr Cech writes:
> >On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 01:32:54PM +0300 , Mikko Kilpikoski wrote:
> >> I'm unable to reach security.debian.org or nonus.debian.org
> >> and can't find a mirror for security.debian.org.  Is there any?
> >
> >no. there are none. and won't be
> 
> Is this official policy?  If so, what should I do with the mirror I run here 
> at the UofC?  (I can lock it to local users only, like the non-US tree)

I imagine the idea is not to encourage such mirrors; if a security.d.o 
mirror failed to update for a few days, it could lead to a lot of people 
failing to get security updates on time. OTOH if security.debian.org is 
down, it's surely better than nothing :-).

Colin



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