cvsup.au.freebsd.org (Hosted on cvsup.planetmirror.com) issues
tim1timau at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 6 03:48:40 UTC 2007
--- Edwin Groothuis <edwin at mavetju.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 08:25:11AM +1000, Christopher Martin wrote:
> > I have recently noticed serious issues with collections from the FreeBSD
> > source tree maintained on cvsup.au.freebsd.org (cvsup.planetmirror.com),
> > have sought to compare it to two of the US servers, cvsup3 and cvsup4, and
> > have found that cvsup.au.freebsd.org seems to be very wrong, with most of
> > the ports tree being deleted when using the Australian mirror. I have also
> > tried using cvsup2.au.freebsd.org but I have noticed that it seems to be
> > very out of date (when compared to cvsup3.freebsd.org) and frequently
> > unavailable (it must only allow a very limited number of clients). All the
> > other Australian mirrors are just pointed at these two hosts. I notified
> > support at planetmirror.com over a month ago but it has not as yet been
> > corrected.
> Although I stopped using cvsup a long time ago (in favour of
> portsnap), I did use cvsup3.freebsd.org (internode I think) and
> ftp3.au.freebsd.org (pacific.net) because of the same reasons as
I am in Australia, and every now and then I try to use the .au cvsup mirrors -
but I have basically given up. I now use the american ones by default.
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