[CentOS-devel] irc meeting today re: 5.6/6.0

Alessandro Ren

alessandro.ren at opservices.com.br
Sat Jan 15 15:54:44 UTC 2011

On 1/15/2011 10:08 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 01/15/2011 02:02 PM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
>> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> hi guys,
>>> Based on feedback, we seem to have general consensus that getting 5.6/
>>> to mirrors first is the way to go. However, this does not mean that work
>>> on 6.0 will stop, we will try and get the isos ready - but we might need
>>> to give the mirrors a bit of a break before releasing those as well.
>>> I'll get a timeline in place with details after the weekend.
>>> thanks everyone for feedback on this issue
>> I think a lot of people would also be happy with releasing .torrent's
>> for C6 into the wild, at first for those of us monitoring this list
>> eager to deploy C6, even if there are not much seeders. The number of
>> people interested in this release will be great and many will become
>> temporary seeders. I my self have 5Mbps of upload bandwidth. 20 of us
>> can replace one 100Mbps seeder.
>> This approach would circumvent a wait for mirrors to settle down, so if
>> you find your self with ready ISO's please consider releasing .torrent's
>> even without mirrors.
> I have mixed feelings about having the info available via torrents but
> not on the mirrors themselves. I am not at all sure that a delay of
> 3-4-5 days until mirrors are synced is worth the cries "why , oh why, is
> my beloved iso available only as torrent?"
> But I am willing to seed at 2-3 Mbps myself, too.

     I can seed them too at  3Mbps .
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