[Support-mirrors] rsync pull options

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Nov 2 09:41:23 EST 2005


On 02-Nov-05, at 9:37 AM, Tom Copeland wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-11-02 at 09:32 -0500, Austin Ziegler wrote:
>> Might it be better to do a round-robin approach, if possible, since
>> RubyForge is behind such a small pipe?
>>
>> That is, the mirror (or two mirrors) with the biggest pipes rsync
>> directly from RubyForge every five minutes or so. Everyone else  
>> rsyncs
>> from them. (And if I ever figure out how to run rsync on my mirror,
>> I'll happily add my mirror to the list for RubyGems, too.)
>
> That's a super idea!  That would certainly help out with RubyForge's
> bandwidth.
>
> Anyone want to volunteer to be the RubyForge mirror-server-mirror?

Probably not a good idea for my server unfortunately.  But I think  
the general idea is great.

Chad


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