[Dev] mirror redirector!
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
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problems while using outdated mirrors, mirror providers reporting too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).
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