[CentOS-mirror] Vault.centos.org Mirrors

Thu Feb 19 15:27:36 UTC 2015
Paulson McIntyre <paul at gpmidi.net>

I was thinking from a load and reliability perspective. If the mirrors it
has now are all it makes sense to have...

There are many uses for the vault, SRPMS as you said, and older
ISOs+packages are useful when simulating upgrades. Both of which I've used
it for in the past.

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 7:48 AM, Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org> wrote:

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> On 18/02/15 23:11, Paulson McIntyre wrote:
> > Is there any need for more vault.centos.org <http://vault.centos.org>
> > mirrors? If it's less than 2TiB I can add one for it. Just not sure if
> > there is any point or not.
> > -Paulson
> Well, I still think than vault is like giving people a gun to shoot in
> their own foot : you'd be surprized how much people are directly
> pointing their yum config to vault, to stick to a particular version,
> and so letting their machine vulnerable.
> At least for binary RPMS. for SRPMS, that has a reason to exist.
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