Subject: Re: pkg/33872 (xorg master sites are slow as molasses in january)
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <ghen@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/20/2006 23:50:21
On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 10:50:02AM +0000, Christoph Badura wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 12:35:12AM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > The official master site *is* xorg.freedesktop.org.
> > It is a common occurance that mirrors are faster than
> > the primary site.
> What's that got to do with it? Projects want mirror sites to take the
> load off the master site. You should know, be cause the project you are
> most involved with actively says to use their master site only as a last
> If you do not trust the mirrors to supply correct distfiles why list them
> in the first place?
> > Think about using MASTER_SORT instead.
> Maybe you should have done that. MASTER_SORT isn't intended to be used
> to move unwanted master sites to the end of the list.
Then you'll like this: