[CentOS-mirror] Mirror question

Thu Jan 6 20:58:24 UTC 2011
Ralph Angenendt <ralph.angenendt at gmail.com>

Am 06.01.11 19:57, schrieb Rex Dieter:
> On 01/06/2011 12:39 PM, Andre Dault wrote:
>> I was wondering, how does the "fastest mirror" algorithm work?
> Very simple/naive, compares ping response times, see 
> /var/cache/yum/timedhosts.txt for last-used values (which I sometimes 
> tweak by hand to get mirrors I want).

It at least does a connect() to the host in question.