[arch-general] No updates in a while - Is this the 'untiered mirror' thing?

Kazuo Teramoto kaz.rag at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 03:48:15 EDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 4:33 AM, Peter Lewis <pete at muddygoat.org> wrote:
> thread just prompted me to check and yeah I hadn't had anything for at least
> a few days. I just did a sort of Monte-Carlo test, by switching mirrors in
> /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist and suddenly got a whole load of updates.

Well... we dont have so much mirrors so a monte carlo sampling is
needed, we can do it in a deterministic way....

I use reflector for this, its choose mirrors by "updatedness", and can
sort using rankmirrors

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