[Centos] Re: centos] Issues/thoughts re CentOS-4

donavan nelson donavan at 4wx.net
Wed Dec 15 05:37:54 UTC 2004

R P Herrold wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Dec 2004, donavan nelson wrote:
>> This is a really BAD idea.  Mirrors come and go, mirrors stop 
>> rsyncing, but have outdated data. I'd rather have a centralized 
>> authority hand out a "best guess" mirror than have someone pick a 
>> mirror at setup and thing they are covered.
> ... but with a central authority, scaling problems then appear

only providing the suggested mirror to use....this is nothing more then 
and a websever....  Shoot even the WBEL guy is having yum hit his tiny 
T1 to get the mirror list.


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