[arch-mirrors] multiple new Tier 1 mirrors

Carl Thompson carl.thompson at rackspace.com
Fri Jul 5 15:29:55 EDT 2013

On 07/05/2013 02:26 PM, Ionut Biru wrote:
> 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?

The wiki article just states to sync from a tier 1 mirror.

If you have preferred mirrors I sync from for dallas, chicago, sydney, 
and hong kong I'd be more than happy to adjust the temporary syncing.  
When I get my task manager setup I will sync to one of my locations and 
push the changes out to the rest of my mirrors that way.

Carl Thompson
>>>> 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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