[arch-mirrors] multiple new Tier 1 mirrors

Carl Thompson carl.thompson at rackspace.com
Fri Jul 5 11:17:37 EDT 2013

On 07/05/2013 10:11 AM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Am 05.07.2013 17:04, schrieb Carl Thompson:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to setup 4 new mirrors now and 2 more in the very new
>> future (within 2 months).
>> There will be 3 in the US, 1 in London, 1 in Hong Kong, and 1 in Sydney.
> Sounds great! How is you plan to sync those? Would you sync one of your
> server from one of our tier 1 mirrors and then sync the others from
> there?
Currently we sync from the closest tier 1 for other repos.  We are 
working to re architect the sync procedures using jenkins instead of 
cron so that we can tier things such as sync 1 of our mirrors then 
invoke syncs from our other mirrors.
>> However your wiki states you are not accepting new ftp mirrors.  All
>> of our mirrors are configured for http, ftp, and rsync.
>> Will our servers being configured for ftp exclude us from the
>> possibility of being an official mirror?
> That's not a problem as you also provide http. We just no longer
> advertise the use of ftp as it has all kinds of disadvantages. This
> would then only exclude mirrors that only offer ftp. So you should be
> fine.
Good to know.

Carl Thompson
> Greetings,
> Pierre

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