mirrors.isc.org and bsd.sites.mk
cswiger at mac.com
Tue Sep 16 09:27:07 PDT 2003
Peter Losher wrote:
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> So I am are now populating the server with various software distributions
> (So far KDE, pgsql, OpenSSL, mod_ssl, Apache Software Foundation,
> Python, Postfix) Most of them already have mirrors.isc.org listed as a
> primary mirror site listed.
Thanks for the work you are doing, as well as the bandwidth being volunteered.
> So what would be the best way to request (if possible) that
> http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/<software> be added at the top (or next to
> the top) of the various sections in bsd.sites.mk? The site has multiple
> OC-3's and updates from eact site's master repository at 12 hour
> intervals. We also offer an option to those that want to use IPv6 as
> much as possible.
Your email seems to be a good way of requesting such a change. :-) Normally,
the maintainers for individual ports would update their section to reflect the
availability of a new mirror. For something more sweeping due to the large
number of distributions you seem to be mirroring, perhaps you should contact
<portmgr at freebsd.org>? (Particularly since FreeBSD is in a "ports freeze"
pending the release of FreeBSD 4.9.)
However, if you provided a diff of bsd.sites.mk which added your mirror for the
software which you are hosting, that would be even better than having someone
else figure out exactly what software you're mirroring.
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