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From "Carlos Sanchez" <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: getting a full rsync
Date Mon, 06 Nov 2006 22:58:02 GMT
check this out to get ibiblio contents http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MNG-2016

On 11/6/06, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:
> AFAIK, anyone can rsync the ibiblio repository and if you do it at
> the right time the performance should be just fine. They still have a
> full copy of everything.
>
> - Brett
>
> On 07/11/2006, at 8:43 AM, Steve Loughran wrote:
>
> > On 06/11/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> The ASF one, or the central maven.org/ibiblio one?
> >
> > Everything.
> >
> >> One easy way would be to talk to Jason/repository@maven.org about
> >> being a mirror. I know they're looking to sign up mirrors at the
> >> moment.
> >>
> >
> > I dont want to be a public mirror, as sometimes we have to pay for
> > network traffic.
> >
> > We only get free bandwidth to Janet on account of them hosting grid
> > science experiments on the server farm; if for some reason we had to
> > stop being a site on the UK national grid service then we'd be paying
> > for every byte. We really need one of the UK academic sites to become
> > a mirror.
> >
> > Also I'd probably abuse everyone's privacy by analysing the access
> > logs to infer interesting facts, like which missing artifacts were
> > looked for a lot, what versions of what tools were out there (assuming
> > the different clients set different UA headers, I will have to make
> > sure my apps do exactly that). You don't want me in a position of
> > power, really.
> >
> > Stefano M. hinted that it could be hosted at MIT, though we'd have to
> > run our code there. That's the other solution, see: take our code to
> > the data. Are there any servers close to the mirror when we could run
> > some apps? I guess people.apache.org would be the place to test
> > against the apache subset.
> >
> > -steve
>


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