[Support-mirrors] Gem mirror

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Tue Nov 1 08:32:53 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 08:28 -0500, Tom Copeland wrote:
> Hi all -
> Some more folks have subscribed to the list - folks who are considering
> hosting RubyGem mirrors.  Thanks to Chad Fowler for coordinating all
> this!
> I've added a new rsync endpoint "gem-mirror" that points
> to /var/www/gems/gems on RubyForge; this directory is 193 MB.  Hopefully
> we can put together a RewriteMap thingy in the gems.rubyforge.org
> virtual host that can redirect traffic between all the gem mirrors.

Chad also suggested adding another rsync point (or modifying this one)
to include the Gem index.  That sounds like a good idea to me; let me
get this rewrite thing working and then we'll move on to that.



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