[Centos] Issues/thoughts re CentOS-4

"Petr \"Qaxi\" Klíma" qaxi at seznam.cz
Tue Dec 14 13:47:58 UTC 2004

Matt Shields wrote:

>While a default yum.conf sounds good, for those admins that don't
>update their yum.conf file after installing a new system, they might
>get stuck downloading from a mirror that is not close to them.
>There is talk about a system like the ClamAV project which redirects
>you to the closest mirror to you automatically, there is 1 common
>domain and DNS handles the redirection.  In which case everyone would
>have the same yum.conf file.
Hmmmm sounds good.

But IMHO, it will work just for HTTP ...

On the other hand, which of Tier1 mirrors is far of you?
for me (in Czech Republic) are some  CZ servers much far then some in
AU, DE or US

Does it really metter

    Petr Klima

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