[Dev] mirror redirector!

Michał Masłowski mtjm at mtjm.eu
Sun Dec 27 17:40:19 GMT 2015

> this is just a proof a concept, do not use!  it can be safer, for
> example never issuing redirects for database files, so if they're
> missing for some reason, people doesn't get an update full of unfree
> things.

The same problem occurs when dbscripts fail.

> what do you think?  this would save a lot of mirroring space we could
> use for other stuff, but i'm not sure if it qualifies as "fully hosted"
> as per FSDG.

Providing a redirector pointing to Parabola mirrors is surely ok and
would solve some problems (e.g. users reporting issues for already fixed
problems while using outdated mirrors, mirror providers reporting too
high/too low bandwidth use).
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 818 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <https://lists.parabola.nu/pipermail/dev/attachments/20151227/cbdafc21/attachment.sig>

More information about the Dev mailing list