[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Arch Linux website down

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Wed Jun 1 17:02:16 UTC 2016

I've been reading a thread on aur-general about too many loose git 
objects and it appears the problem may be on the aur server not a user's 
machine and git prune needs to be run.  I am concerned that all of the 
current technical difficulties may have been caused by some form of 
malware attack.  I hope not, but I figured to alert you to the 

On Wed, 1 Jun 2016, Florian Pritz via arch-general wrote:

> Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 11:34:01
> From: Florian Pritz via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org>
> To: General Discusson about Arch Linux <arch-general at archlinux.org>,
>     Arch Linux Infrastructure development discussion
>     <arch-devops at lists.archlinux.org>,
>     Public mailing list for ArchLinux development
>     <arch-dev-public at archlinux.org>
> Cc: Florian Pritz <bluewind at xinu.at>
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Arch Linux website down
> On 01.06.2016 11:36, Florian Pritz via arch-dev-public wrote:
>> We are currently experiencing some technical problems with the webserver
>> for archlinux.org, bugs.archlinux.org, patchwork.archlinux.org. We are
>> working on it, but resolving this problem could take a while.
> The machine is back online and all services should be working normally.
> If you notice any problems please contact us.
> Please note that DNS has been switched to another server temporarily to
> display a maintenance page. It may take up to an hour (assuming everyone
> honors the TTL in DNS) until you can reach the website again.
> Florian


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