Subject: Re: Selection of "nearest" ftp server
To: Benjamin Lorenz <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/04/1998 13:18:13
On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, Benjamin Lorenz wrote:
> I ask because I see me often ^C a build process because of hanging
> ftp connections, and fetching the needed file by hand from a
> German mirror site...

You might want to set MASTER_SITE_OVERRIDE in your case.
We could do some heuristics to automatically set this based on some
COUNTRY variable (or where /etc/localtime points to?).

 - Hubert
Hubert Feyrer <>