Subject: Re: ..and use mirrors! (was Re: current anoncvs machine needs a ticket to the moon)
To: matthew sporleder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 06/13/2005 12:05:56
On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 11:24:18AM -0400, matthew sporleder wrote:
> Has anyone ever considered setting up a rolling mirror for these guys?
> I'm not sure if these are accomplished with DNS, or what, but they
> work like this:
> roller.netbsd.org would randomly redirect you to one of many mirrors
> and, that way, distribute load a little better.
This doesn't work for CVS because dire things can happen to the client's
checked-out tree if it is updated from a server that doesn't have
_exactly_ the same repository file contents as the one from which it
last checked out.