[Dev] repo redirector modificatoins

Andreas Grapentin andreas at grapentin.org
Thu Jun 13 08:38:04 GMT 2019

On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 08:57:33PM -0400, bill-auger wrote:
> 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

I've used reflector in the past, it's a neat tool. It retrieves a list
of mirrors directly from arch, and allows to filter them by sync status
and geographical location, and ranks them by latency.

You are correct that it can also directly install the generated
mirrorlist to the system.



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