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task #13047: Check mirrors

Submitted by:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted on:  Sat Jan 18 15:34:05 2014  
 
Should Start On: Fri Jan 17 23:00:00 2014Should be Finished on: Fri Jan 17 23:00:00 2014
Category: InfrastructurePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open

Fri Sep 26 19:42:51 2014, comment #2:

Mirmon does seem like a very good option.

http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~penni101/mirmon/

I have installed and mostly configured it on my VPS. I have not yet figured out how to get a timestamp in the following format without adding a file like this one to the mirrors: http://psg.mtu.edu/pub/gnu/mirror-updated-timestamp.txt

I figure that the hash files are updated every time the mirror is, so I'd rather just use that. I think it should be possible with wget and date - I just ran out of time today.

Ian Egland <echolynx>
Sun Jan 19 19:37:11 2014, comment #1:

The software called "mirmon" might help you with that.
They use it for monitoring GNU mirrors.
It looks like this http://download.savannah.gnu.org/mirmon/gnu/

Kind regards,
Jan

Jan Prunk <yang>
Sat Jan 18 15:34:05 2014, original submission:

Write or find a script that checks if mirrors are available, up to date and complete (architectures and suites).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
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