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Re: Why don't you let yum download a list with mirrors and choose the closest or fastest mirror :)



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On Tuesday 20 January 2004 19:37, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 01:20:45AM +0100, Kristof vansant wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be interresting to let yum download a mirror list from the
> > fedora site and then connect to a nearby mirror.
>
> Agreed. One of the problems however is to get permission from the relevant
> mirrors for this and wire in the limits they wish to impose on such use.

Shouldn't mirrors already be imposing limits on such use? I could be wrong but 
I thought it was possible to throttle usage of certain URLs via apache. I 
could probably get one or two locations to agree to provide a mirror, one in 
Northern IN, the other in .mx city.

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