[CentOS] yum vs up2date

Robert kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Thu Sep 7 17:21:20 UTC 2006


Matt Hyclak wrote:

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> There may be a valid point here. I don't help manage the centosX servers, so
> I am unaware if they frequently change locations, etc. If they are
> relatively static, then perhaps a naming scheme that indicates country or
> continent of origin would be useful. But again - I don't think most people
> care. If a server half a world away is faster, I'm going to use that one.
>
> Matt
AAMOF, it hasn't been that many years ago that I would purposely choose 
a mirror halfway around the world to avoid connection limits and the 
slowdown that usually takes place before the absolute fixed limit is 
reached. 
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