[arch-mirrors] multiple new Tier 1 mirrors

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 5 15:26:29 EDT 2013

On 07/05/2013 06:17 PM, Carl Thompson wrote:
> 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.

if you are requesting to became tier 1, should you sync directly from us?

>>> 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
> Rackspace
>> Greetings,
>> Pierre
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