[Support-mirrors] Lower file size threshold for mirroring?

Evan Webb evanwebb at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 13:08:16 EDT 2005


I'm fine with that. Btw, any news on gem mirroring?

- Evan


On 9/27/05, Tom Copeland <tom at infoether.com> wrote:
> Hi all -
>
> Now that we're mirror-flush, I'd like to lower the minimum size for
> mirroring - so that files that are larger than 500 KB would be mirrored
> out.  Right now the threshold is 1 MB.  This change would get some
> popular files served by the mirrors, including some narf releases,
> net-ssh releases, allinoneruby, wtr, and various others.
>
> This would mean an extra 151 MB of files would get replicated out to
> your servers, and the bandwidth usage would increase by some amount
> (hard to say how much).  If it turned out to be a problem, we could
> either increase the threshold again or I could contact some of the folks
> that have been volunteering to mirror and taken them up on their offers.
>
> Any objections?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tom
>
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