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From Marcelo Santana <>
Subject Re: Debian repository for AOO
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 19:47:53 GMT
On Tue, 29 May 2012 12:25:43 -0400, Christopher Tsai <>

Hello Chris!

> Could you clarify why using the mirror system isn't appropriate?
> Several users have told me that the mirror system works fine with the
> apt repositories they set up, and it seems to me that using the
> mirror system would provide better download availability and
> performance.
> That is, if you hard code to files directly, you'd need to designate a
> specific mirror (which we don't recommend), which would mean 1) some
> users may be forced to a mirror halfway across the globe, 2) you'll
> run into availability issues if the mirror goes down or needs to be
> taken offline for some reason, and 3) you miss out on download
> statistics (which only get logged if the downloads go through our
> mirror redirector).

No doubt.

Now I understand how it works! \o/

Thank you so much for your help on #sourceforge IRC channel.

I'm configuring the repository, soon I'll publish how to use it. ;-)


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