Re: Livna.org gone?

From: Thorsten Leemhuis (fedora_at_leemhuis.info)
Date: 11/06/05

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    To: jaymo@mail.bokler.com
    Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2005 07:25:22 +0100
    
    

    Am Samstag, den 05.11.2005, 21:09 -0600 schrieb Jay Moore:
    > On Sat, 2005-11-05 at 19:13 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
    >
    > > > But, isn't there a way to add mirrors instead of changing the base url?
    > > You can use something like this:
    > The "mirrorlist=" spec apparently refers to a URL that has a list of
    > URLs that are "baseurl's" - is that correct?

    Correct.

    > If so, why doesn't livna publish a mirrorlist URL?

    See earlier in this thread in the mail from dams; you'll find

    mirrorlist=http://rpm.livna.org/mirrorlist

    there. But as you might notice, this currently does not work, too,
    because rpm.livna.org is (still) down.

    I prefer to hard-code my mirrors with a fall-back (like livna.repo
    sample I send out earlier). I know which mirror is reliable and near to
    me -- and if it's down it skips to the next.

    There is also a yum plugin that automatically finds a fast mirror -- but
    the plugin can't know if that mirror is fully up2date.

    CU
    thl

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