[tex-live] jigdo

Thomas Hühn newsgroups at thomas-huehn.de
Mon Feb 5 01:16:44 CET 2007

"Michael A. Peters" <mpeters at mac.com> writes:

> On Sun, 2007-02-04 at 20:07 +0100, Thomas Hühn wrote:
>> The thing is that everyone who uses this jigdo file uses the same fixed
>> set of servers and, worse, any single file can be mapped to only one
>> server. (see this mail[1]). So there will be no real load-balancing.
> One of the ways it is nice is that a server does not need to mirror the
> iso to be used. It only needs to mirror the contents of the dvd.

Ah yes, you're right. I don't know why I didn't think of that; I even
specified a mirror for the Debian DVD I downloaded some weeks ago.

So yes, you get load-balancing, if the users co-operate.


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