[CentOS-mirror] new private mirror

Randy McAnally rsm at fast-serv.com
Sun Nov 14 08:31:55 EST 2010

> > Looking through your mailing list's archive I gathered that you are
currently preparing to change your mirror infrastructure. If in doing this you
should implement a way to run a private mirror without having to update the
CentOS-Base.repo file on every machine (for example by giving clients
different mirrorlists depending on the netrange their request are originating
from), I'd be very much obliged.
> That probably will depend on what we choose to go with and if we 
> want to officially support "private" mirrors. AFAICS that creates 
> work for us with no obvious benefits. And I rather have large 
> corporations offer a public mirror than a private mirror :)

I agree.  Private mirrors should be completely unsupported by the CentOS guys.
Please let them spend their time contributing to the Centos community, not
your private network.


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