[Dev] [Urgent] Mirroring Policy

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Sun May 31 08:11:15 GMT 2015

On Sat, 30 May 2015 15:00:13 -0600,
Luke Shumaker wrote:
> Oh!  RFC for prioritization: if we split up the pkgpools for Parabola
> and Arch packages (Arch packages go into 'packages' and 'community',
> Parabola packages also go into 'packages'), if a mirror is already an
> Arch mirror, the can avoid syncing the 'packages' and 'community'
> pools, and just use the Arch ones, which would hugely reduce the load
> on our server. (Or if they wanted to be a little evil, they could get
> the pools from an Arch mirror without being an Arch mirror :P ).

Apparently I'm going senile, because I already did that, back in

So yeah, if any mirrors are also Arch mirrors, they should use the
Arch copies for /pool/packages and /pool/community, instead of syncing
them from our servers.

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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