[Dev] repo redirector modificatoins

bill-auger bill-auger at peers.community
Thu Jun 13 00:57:33 GMT 2019

On Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:06:18 +0200 Andreas wrote:
> You could configure a system
> that has a list of arch mirrors in mirrorlist.arch and a set
> of parabola mirrors in mirrorlist.parabola, and then choose
> the appropriate mirror list in the `Include' directive in
> pacman.conf for the respective repository.
> So with this in mind, we could drop arch mirrors from the
> redirector, and write a wiki page explaining how one could go
> about using arch mirrors for core/extra/community packages,

using tools that already exist is definitely best when possible
- there is the 'reflector' package - ive not used it, but its
purpose seems to be to routinely ping all mirrors and generate
an optimized mirrorlist based on the ping latency - it may even
install it automatically; but im not sure

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