[pacman-dev] rankmirrors script

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 15:04:30 EST 2006

On 12/8/06, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/8/06, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Here is a alternative to the current sortmirrrors script. It was
> > designed to address this bug: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/2952. It
> > does not touch your current mirror lists, it simply reads them and
> > outputs timing information for each, and outputs a Server format that
> > can be used in the mirrors list.
> Great - I'm testing it out right now, and will most likely include it
> in pacman cvs.
> One note however: the usage doesn't mention the need for a pacman.d
> file.  I'll let you fix that one however you like 8)
> Thanks!
With my limited knowledge of python (about 2 hours now), I'll see what
I can do. Let me know if you have any more suggestions for additions.
By the way, I also asked the original for permission to include it and
it is no problem, I put the copyright line as he requested at the top.

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