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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Download mirrors [was: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache JMeter 3.0 released]
Date Tue, 17 May 2016 21:20:30 GMT
On 17 May 2016 at 22:00, Milamber <milamber@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Ok, If I change my IP address from a Moroccan IP to a French IP, I can see
> some mirrors... and yes the mirrors arent up to date... badly.
>
> Probably some IP geolocation on the ASF download script...

Yes, that does do geolocation.
It ought to do something better if there is no exact match for the country-code.
I'll raise a bug on it.

> I will add a mention to the wiki release process to really wait 24h to
> announce even if you see only a little list of mirrors,  and check on this
> status page:
> http://www.apache.org/mirrors/
>
>
>
>
> On 17/05/2016 21:48, Milamber wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On 17/05/2016 21:29, sebb wrote:
>>>
>>> On 17 May 2016 at 21:17, Milamber <milamber@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 17/05/2016 21:07, sebb wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 17 May 2016 at 21:03, Milamber <milamber@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The Apache JMeter team is pleased to announce the availability of
>>>>>> Apache
>>>>>> JMeter 3.0 (r1743807).
>>>>>
>>>>> Except that the mirrors have yet to catch up.
>>>>>
>>>>> The announce should normally be sent 12-24 hours after the release is
>>>>> published.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> No, since, the mirrors are gone from the Download Page, we are only the
>>>> US
>>>> and EU ASF mirrors on website, so the announce can be done after ~1
>>>> hour.
>>>
>>> Huh? Since when?
>>
>>
>> I don't remember. If I go to the JMeter Download page, I find only 2
>> locations for the download (since a lot of times)
>> (other projects like Ant, CloudStack, etc are in the same case)
>>
>>
>>>
>>> That is not the case, and if it were, we would have to change the
>>> download page because the US/EU mirrors are only supposed to be used
>>> as backup.
>>
>>
>> Perhaps that is a bug?
>>
>>>
>>> The ASF does not have sufficient bandwidth to serve all its projects
>>> from its servers which is why we rely on 3rd party mirrors.
>>
>>
>> If I remember correctly that was a security issue with the way to deliver
>> the ASF software (but perhaps I mistake)
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Only the KEYS, sigs and hashes are linked from the ASF hosts.
>>>
>>>> Milamber
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> For emergency releases, that wait can be reduced, in which case the
>>>>> announce should make it clear that not all the mirrors will have the
>>>>> release immediately.
>>>>>
>>>>>> This release brings a lot of new features (over 100) and fixes a
lot
>>>>>> of
>>>>>> bugs
>>>>>> (over 60).
>>>>>> We also re-lift the style of JMeter's website and we changed the
>>>>>> JMeter's
>>>>>> logo.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> You can read the New and Noteworthy section with some screenshots
to
>>>>>> illustrate improvements and full list of changes at:
>>>>>> http://jmeter.apache.org/changes.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>> JMeter 3.0 requires Java 7 or later to run.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> == All users are highly recommended to upgrade  ==
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The Apache JMeter application is a 100% pure Java application designed
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> test server applications.
>>>>>> It can be used to:
>>>>>>      * generate test loads
>>>>>>      * measure performance.
>>>>>>      * test functional behavior
>>>>>> It includes support for protocols such as HTTP(S), JDBC, JMS, FTP,
>>>>>> LDAP,
>>>>>> TCP, native calls and others.
>>>>>> It can also be easily extended with user-written code.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> See http://jmeter.apache.org/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Users are highly encouraged to read the JMeter Best Practices section:
>>>>>> http://jmeter.apache.org/usermanual/best-practices.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The release can be downloaded from:
>>>>>> http://jmeter.apache.org/download_jmeter.cgi
>>>>>>
>>>>>> When downloading, please verify signatures using the KEYS file:
>>>>>> https://www.apache.org/dist/jmeter/KEYS
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Only the binary archive is needed to run JMeter - there is no need
to
>>>>>> download the source archive.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> However there are some optional libraries which are not included.
>>>>>> See the "Getting Started" page for details:
>>>>>> http://jmeter.apache.org/usermanual/get-started.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>> JMeter artifacts can be downloaded on Maven Central :
>>>>>>         <groupId>org.apache.jmeter</groupId>
>>>>>>         <artifactId>ApacheJMeter</artifactId>
>>>>>>         <version>3.0</version>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Enjoy!
>>>>>> The JMeter team
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>> https://twitter.com/ApacheJMeter
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>
>>
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