[arch-general] Mirrors out of date

Guus Snijders gsnijders at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 16:54:36 EST 2014

Op 15 jan. 2014 19:17 schreef "Mark Lee" <mark at markelee.com> het volgende:
> > > 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.
> >

> Oh I see it now, so "completion" is only a percentage of the number of
> times the checkscript is successfully run on a particular mirror without
> disconnecting.
> Is the lastsync value a hash value or temporal?

As Thomas' message explains, it's a timestamp. A very nice solution if you
ask me.

mvg, Guus

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