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From jean-frederic clere <jfrederic.cl...@fujitsu-siemens.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: /www/www.apache.org/dyn/mirrors/mirrors.cgi]
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2003 13:10:51 GMT
Tetsuya Kitahata wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Oct 2003 13:49:39 +0200
> Remy Maucherat <remm@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> 
>>There is no guarantee that the binaries d/led are not corrupted on your 
>>random mirror, or haven't been tampered with, or if the mirror is 
>>available at all.
> 
> 
>>This is for the build process, so mirrors are not a good solution.
> 
> 
> If so, archive.apache.org would be better?
> (Seems that it would be against the policy of
> infrastructure team, though)

Yes.
The download task is used to build the Tomcat, so we must be sure that the files 
we use to build it are reliable. Using archive.apache.org would allow us to 
build old versions of Tomcat: this is interesting for bug fixing.

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