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From "Justin Mclean (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (FLEX-33936) Please delete old releases from mirroring system
Date Tue, 26 Nov 2013 22:34:35 GMT

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Justin Mclean commented on FLEX-33936:

Three options.
1. Change config URLs of download link of the 4.9 and 4.10 releases to go directly to the
archive bypassing the mirror. Currently that's about 500 downloads/month of 50M+ each. The
4.11 release is currently getting 4500+ downloads/month via the mirror.
2. Change the installer to use the archive URL via a mirror for the 4.9 and 4.10 versions.
This will require a change to the installer and thus need to go through a release candidate,
vote and release before we are able to remove 4.9 and 4.10 from the release area.
3. Leave 4.9 and 4.10 in the release area for now until the next release of the installer
(2-3 months away at a guess) and do 2 above.

Which does infra prefer?

> Please delete old releases from mirroring system
> ------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: FLEX-33936
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-33936
>             Project: Apache Flex
>          Issue Type: Bug
>         Environment: http://www.apache.org/dist/flex/
>            Reporter: Sebb
>            Assignee: Justin Mclean
> To reduce the load on the ASF mirrors, projects are required to delete old releases [1]
> Please can you remove all non-current releases?
> Thanks!
> [Note that older releases are always available from the ASF archive server]
> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#when-to-archive

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