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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Mirroring both OOo and AOOo Fwd: [Daniel Shahaf: Opt-out from mirroring resource-intensive projects]
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:25:27 GMT
On 20 April 2012 13:26, Daniel Shahaf <danielsh@apache.org> wrote:
> OOo PPMC:
>
> Several mirror operators have asked whether they are expected to carry
> both their preexisting/legacy OOo mirrors and the AOOo mirror.
>
> We're assuming the legacy OOo mirrors can be dropped once an AOOo
> release is Out There.  If that's not the case, say so.
>
> Reminder: ASF's policy is that Apache mirrors may only carry the latest
> release from each minor line (1.5.x, 1.6.x, ...) which is still
> supported / developed by the community.

It's not possible to ensure that the download page and all mirrors are
simultaneously updated, so AFAIK it has also been policy to keep the
previous release around for a few days before deleting it.

Thus mirrors will temporarily need space for both old and new versions.

> Cheers,
>
> --
> Apache Infrastructure
>
> ----- Forwarded message from Daniel Shahaf <danielsh@apache.org> -----
>
>> From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh@apache.org>
>> Subject: Opt-out from mirroring resource-intensive projects
>> To: Apache Mirror Operators <mirrors@apache.org>
>> Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:37:04 +0300
>> Reply-To: mirrors@apache.org
>> Message-ID: <20120420093704.GA2976@lp-shahaf.local>
>>
>> By popular demand, we have implemented an opt-out option: mirror
>> operators that are unable to mirror Apache OpenOffice due to its disk or
>> bandwidth requirements may do so by changing the rsync source from:
>>
>>     rsync.apache.org::apache-dist
>>
>> to:
>>
>>     rsync.apache.org::apache-dist-most
>>
>> http://www.apache.org/info/how-to-mirror has been updated to reflect this.
>>
>> Thanks as always for your continued support.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> --
>> Daniel Shahaf
>> Apache Infrastructure
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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