[arch-dev-public] Poor man's mirror redirector

Dale Blount dale at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 14 21:19:08 EDT 2010

> It's probably not that useful and don't even think about using that url in
> pacman. It will redirect you to a random mirror on every request no matter
> if that mirror is up or has this file. (also pacman doesn't seem to handle
> https; but once could use the curl xfer command (wget has poor https
> support too))

You sure?  I've been using native https for a few months now to get
around a firewall that likes to eat packages for some reason.


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