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Re: New mirror layout for the merged core and extras



On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 04:56:46PM -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> On Thursday 05 April 2007 04:52:02 pm Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 04:40:14PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > I've tossed together a quick rundown of a new mirror layout for the
> > > merged core and extras.  You can find it here:
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/CoreExtrasMerge#head-d370223
> > >ce90e602f6d5c4bf3584bd20800da68b6
> > >
> > > Any feedback would be appreciated.  This could be expected to go live as
> > > early as Monday Apr 9th.
> >
> > Looks nice, thanks!
> >
> > Two comments:
> >
> > o relative symlinks with '../' are doomed to break on mirrors, as
> >   content is usually split around volumes as needs arise, so I would
> >   suggest to not use any such symlinks.
> >
> > o mirrors should be prepared for that switch, but currently only core
> >   and extras subfolders are exported to them via rsync. It would make
> >   sense to open up rsync modules (for the mirrors) at the linux
> >   hierarchy as soon as possible, so the mirrors can adjust before the
> >   layout switch. The nice side effect would be that mirrors could use
> >   the same rsync module for mirroring other content, too, like liveos
> >   or epel stuff.
> 
> epel is a whole different tree.  branched off at /pub/ so your proposal wont 
> expose epel

Then maybe we need an even higher access point for mirrors, or need to
pull epel down the hierarchy? It is very likely that mirrors for
Fedora will mirror epel, too, so that will make live easier for mirror
admins. I know it would make mine easier :)
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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