[CentOS-devel] Opening of the mirrors?

Sun Jul 10 18:11:17 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Am 10.07.11 17:21, schrieb Ljubomir Ljubojevic:
>> Mirrors should not have been opened up.
> Impossible from a technical point: The mirrorlists which yum uses *HAVE*
> to be populated at least with a few hosts before release. And for that
> the mirrors have to be open.
> It's a bit of "egg and chicken" - we only can announce when we have a
> reasonably sane mirrorlist for most countries, but that takes around
> three hours or so after "the bit has flipped".

Phil's mail suggested another change of ISO file, so in that context I 
was wondering why were mirrors opened.

Since all is alright, this step seems logical.