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Re: [opensuse] Leap 15.0: updates missing from repository?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2018 19:27:10 +0200
  • Message-id: <pfh2le$h6t$>
Darryl Gregorash wrote:

On 2018-06-09 08:37 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
Patrick Shanahan wrote:

iiuc, you are almost *always* using a mirror rather than the
repository. it just is not advertised.
Yes, that is Correct - although I though it was quite well known?

I don't spend my spare time following all the links on

Very healthy choice :-)

Do you know
a) how the redirection algorithm works, eg does it usually redirect to
the closest mirror?

The main objective is to minimize download time.

b) shortest and most common refresh times used by the various mirrors?

No, we don't keep track of those - I tend to encourage mirror operators
to use fairly short refresh times, but it's entirely up to the

Per Jessen, Zürich (24.6°C) - your free DNS host, made in Switzerland.

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