[clug] mirror.pacific.net.au issues

Anthony David adavid at adavid.com.au
Mon Sep 25 20:28:59 GMT 2006

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 05:19:37PM +1000, Paul Wayper wrote:
> Michael James wrote:
> > IMHO none of the australian mirrors are worth a cracker.
> >   
> Hmmm.  The Fedora Core archives seem to be pretty well up to date on
> mirror.aarnet.edu.au, mirror.optus.net and mirror.pacific.net.au (as
> well as mirror.internode.on.net, for us Internoders).  I realise that
> not everyone cares about Fedora, but it does show that at least part of
> their mirroring is up to date.
> > mirror.aarnet.edu.au is so far out of date it wrecks CPAN.
> >   
> I'm so glad you said that, I thought I must be going mad.  CPAN kept
> breaking every time I wanted to install something, and even using the
> other mirror (cpan.mirrors.ilisys.com.au) doesn't seem to fix it.  I see
> that there's a site mirror.optus.net/CPAN - will try that...

Another data-point. I went to download the latest guile yesterday off
mirror.aarnet.edu.au and the directory was empty. Got it straight from
ftp.gnu.org OK.

Internode's guile directory is up-to-date, but that is only available to 
their customers.

> Hoping that the mirroring situation will get sorted out in Australia soon,
> Paul

Anthony David

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