[CentOS-mirror] 5.4 updates question

Mon Oct 26 15:10:16 UTC 2009
Nick Olsen <Nick at 141networks.com>

I would really like to see CentOS pickup something like fedora's 
mirroring system.
I know CentOS is looking into it, just another vote for the new system :)

On 10/26/2009 10:55 AM, Ricardo J. Barberis wrote:
> El Sáb 24 Octubre 2009, Ralph Angenendt escribió:
>> Am 24.10.09 10:16, schrieb Mogens Kjaer:
>>> For the Fedora mirror site, I can log in to Fedora's
>>> mirror administration site and define a set of ranges
>>> of IP addresses.
>>> When the mirrorlist server receives a request from
>>> one of these IP addresses it would return my local
>>> mirror as the first choice, unless my mirror has
>>> become too old.
>> Yes. We also know that our mirror system is a thing of, well, artisan
>> beauty. We will be looking at other ways to manage our mirror system
>> (make that: we will have to).
>> If people here want to help with that - I'm all for it. At the moment I
>> have the Fedora system and SuSe's mirrorbrain on my reading/testing list.
>> I think this will need a new thread at some time.
> FWIW, I read on Fedora's mirror list that there's a patch floating around to
> enable yum-plugin-fastestmirror do a more "advanced" check. It downloads
> repomd.xml and uses it to compare the download speed of every mirror.
> Check comment #5 from this bugzilla:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484371
> It's not optimal but it might be useful.
> Regards,