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Re: 2 mirrorlist changes for this week



On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 09:41:40AM -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
> >2) If a user isn't resolved by GeoIP, they will be given the global
> >   list, but without excluding mirrors who have an Exclusive Country
> >   set (e.g. Vasile's server really only wants traffic from .md users,
> >   but he sees global users).  This requires a change to
> >   mirrorlist_server.py trim_by_client_country() which I haven't made
> >   yet, but will look into doing so.  We should make this change to
> >   provide better accurate clients to our mirrors to keep their
> >   expenses down.  I'll post the patch here for review before implementing.
> >  
> 
> Were you planning on implementing this pre or post F8 launch?
> 

ideally pre-F8 launch, so then one-click downloaders don't get sent to
mirrors that don't want them.

-- 
Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux


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