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RE: Debian Security Mirror

I also run a public security mirror for myself and everybody interested.
I'm interested to know if there is a push mechanism like it is with the
ftp.d.o's mirrors.
It will be really usefull, cause now I sometimes run it additionally to
the cronjob.

Best regards,
Boyan Krosnov, CCIE#8701
Just another techie speaking for himself

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Renfro [mailto:renfro@tntech.edu] 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 11:50 PM
> To: David U.
> Cc: debian-security@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Debian Security Mirror
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 02:39:09PM -0500, David U. wrote:
> > I find that security.debian.org gets "slow" sometimes and it'd be
> > nice if there were a couple mirrors like the other debian archives.
> If you have sufficient bandwidth somewhere to host a mirror, and the
> main problem you experience with security.debian.org is excessive
> variation in performance, you could run a nightly mirror job. That's
> what I did here when we had 2 T1s of connectivity for a few thousand
> students, faculty, staff, etc.
> I'm not sure if I actually saved bandwidth in the long run (I mirrored
> the whole tree, regardless of architecture, and I've never installed
> many of the packages on s.d.o to begin with) -- but at least I'd be
> able to point other Debian people here to our local mirror so that
> they could update themselves more quickly.
> -- 
> Mike Renfro  / R&D Engineer, Center for Manufacturing Research,
> 931 372-3601 / Tennessee Technological University -- renfro@tntech.edu
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