Subject: Re: My cvs update just took 11:57 (12 hours!)
To: Martin Weber <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/2004 17:11:50
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 09:56:28PM +0100, Martin Weber wrote:
> > main server => people overload the main server => [loop detected].
> > 
> > I don't understand why people want to use the main server at all.
> > The mirrors are usually much faster (that's even more true for ftp).
> ...and between one hour and many days behind the main server.
> (I use the french mirror, which sometimes is awfully out of date.)

The mirror syncs every 6 hours. Sometime a sync is skipped because the
previous one is still running, but it doesn't happen that often.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference