[CentOS] yum vs up2date
ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Sep 7 20:54:41 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby wrote:
> E.g. can a mirror definition be provided that supports "local addenda"
> that take precedence? This might be through a config file parameter. It
> could even allow one to suppress or continue processin of the "standard
> mirrors" if the locals fail.
| [ralph at logout ~]$ wget -O -
which are mirrors *in* Germany or in neighbour countries. I can assume
that those are pretty fast, also.
The problem is: There might be more mirrors in my vicinity - but how is
CentOS supposed to know that they are there? Do those mirrors report
back to CentOS or do they just mirror it from somewhere else?
<http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=13> - those are
the official ones. If you know of other mirrors close to you, then get
*them* to report to CentOS.
We can't just probe every available ftp server and look if they mirror
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