[arch-mirrors] Syncing

Carlos Carvalho carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Sat Jul 31 15:26:57 EDT 2010

Pierre Schmitz (pierre at archlinux.de) wrote on 31 July 2010 15:09:
 >On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 22:28:33 +0530, Piyush P Kurur <ppk at cse.iitk.ac.in>
 >> By the way I noticed in the mirror listing at
 >> http://www.archlinux.de/?page=MirrorStatus that our http mirrors
 >> response time is of the order of 6 seconds whereas our ftp server
 >> seems to be doing much better.  (0.52).
 >I probably should explain how this page works. Every hour a script
 >downloads our core.db (~35kb) and a file called lastsync from each
 >mirror. Our mainserver puts the current time into last one every hour.
 >This way we get a rough idea when the mirror had synced. I also time the
 >download of that small db file to measure the response time or speed.

Could you please put the last sync column in UTC? It makes it much
easier for admins spread worldwide.

What's the meaning of the Delay column?

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