[Support-mirrors] Distributed Mirroring ;)

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Nov 2 10:00:14 EST 2005


On 02-Nov-05, at 9:54 AM, Austin Ziegler wrote:

> Tom and fellow mirror-providers,
>
> In following the discussion on mirroring RubyGems files, I made the
> suggestion that we perhaps have a large pipe mirror get the initial
> seed of a file and then the rest of us get it from the large pipe
> mirror. This would save Tom, for example, from having to push out six
> copies of Instant Rails when Curt Hibbs updates it at *35 Mb.
>
> Unfortunately, while I have a good bandwidth allocation (100Gb per
> month), I don't have the ability to rsync or otherwise pull. I have
> locked down the RubyForge mirror directory, so I have no problem with
> the mirror-mirror having the same authentication information that Tom
> currently has for pushing. That is, Tom pushes to the mirror-mirror
> (which seems to be likely to be Dennis at this point) and then we give
> our mirror-auth information to Dennis and he can push to the rest of
> us.
>
> How does everyone else feel about that?
>

That would work for me.

Chad


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