Once upon a time, Jesse Keating <[email protected]> said:
> download.fedoraproject.org is a redirector. It uses the mirrors found in the
> -redirect version of the file (not sure if this is done automatically or
> somebody reads the -redirect file and updates some other list for
> redirection). Elliot Lee is the person who is managing the redirector,
> perhaps he can chime in (I've cc'd him). Theoretically each time you load a
> valid url from download.fedoraproject.org it would use a new mirror. Firefox
> won't work for testing this, but using links again and again will show that
> it does indeed to go different hosts.
Using a server-side redirector seems like a bad idea. It completely
defeats the purpose of things like fastestmirror or even giving a user a
list of mirrors to choose from.
Chris Adams <[email protected]>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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