[arch-general] Mirrors out of date

Mark Lee mark at markelee.com
Wed Jan 15 13:10:34 EST 2014

On Wed, 2014-01-15 at 11:15 -0500, Simon Gomizelj wrote:
> Not to be that guy... but your link explains. Like right in the first 5
> sentences.
> > The check script runs on a regular basis and polls for the lastsync file
> in the root of our repository layout. This file is regularly updated on the
> central repository, so checking the value within allows one to see if the
> mirror has synced recently.
> There is a file called lastsync. It is read <
> http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/archlinux/lastsync>


Yes, I see that there's a check script but what is it? I'd like to know
how that link calculates percent synchronization for a particular
mirror. I ask this because there have been instances when a mirror is
claimed to be 100% synchronized but isn't.

Mark Lee <mark at markelee.com>

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