[Mageia-dev] Mirror tree structure
nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org
Thu Oct 21 07:37:37 CEST 2010
* J.A. Magallón (jamagallon at ono.com) wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2010 18:34:24 +0200, Olivier Thauvin <nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Now come the question: "what is a valid mirror ?", eg, what a mirror
> > should have as file to be valid ?
> Some ideas (probably silly ;)).
> Why don't you split mirrors in 2 categories:
> - Software (RPM) repo mirrors, available for network install or urpmi.
> - ISO mirrors. Avaliable for torrenting or ftp. MDV2010.1 release isos are
> about 15Gb. With 2 releases per year, thats 30Gb per year, 200 Gb on 6
> years. Some places can just mirror this...you lower the 700Gb to 500,
> not bad.
> so mirroring can be done by version (or was this what you wanted to avoid?).
Yes, I tried to avoid it because I perfectly know mirrors will take care
to mirror new version every 6 months (ibiblio example again, nobody had
a look for several years, at least since 2008).
> - could you kill the final 's' on all the names ?
> distribs -> distrib
> iso (you didnt named it 'isos')
> peoples -> people
> software (not softwares)
Is already 'software'
> - could you not mix case in names (SRPMS <-> x86_64), just srpms...
This part depend on BS and how this team working on it will organise the
distrib. I'll suggest them.
> - could be the arch names more uniform ? in my personal scripts/setups
> I use x86-32 and x86-64. Moreover, perhaps in a not so near future some
> adventurous soul builds Mageia on ARM or Sparc, so why not sort things
This depend again on BS part.
> The drawback is that ISOs are in the same tree so no separate mirroring
> is possible, but I think you didn't want this anyways.
I'll take care to this.
> All this renaming in case it is not some kind of standard for tree layout
> or the like...
> Just my 2€cent, you will judge...
> J.A. Magallon <jamagallon()ono!com> \ Software is like sex:
> \ It's better when it's free
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