[arch-general] update

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 09:48:21 EDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 3:07 PM, clemens fischer wrote:

> On Tue-2011/10/11-07:12 C Anthony Risinger wrote:
> > On Oct 10, 2011 7:41 PM, "Martin" <...> wrote:
> >
> >> [spanish] ... [/spanish]
> >
> > ... and then no one else can benefit or contribute to this out-of-band
> > conversation?

Clemens, what's the link between the text you're quoting and your answer?

> Why yes!  instead of "reflector", pacman's own "rankmirrors" script
> provides a speed ranking of mirrors _as seen from the ocal site_ instead
> of the archlinux json interface, which runs server-side and seems to
> favour japanese and american mirrors.
Mirror status provided by ArchLinux may be filtered by country. They have
freshness status included thus making them more useful (if the fastest
mirror has not been updated for a week it is not the best mirror to choose).

Cédric Girard

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