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Re: [opensuse-factory] Questionable mirrors
Citeren Cristian Rodríguez <crrodriguez@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:

El 12-09-2017 a las 8:18, Roger Oberholtzer escribió:
I am always fighting with mirrors. I supect it is because I am in
Sweden and I get sent to bad local mirrors.

I have pretty much the same problem when getting packages in Chile.. for some ill-advised reason mirrorbrain thinks it should go to brazillian mirrors to get content.. this is most of the time slow and unreliable ..something that is completely expected and unsurprising.
I understand mirrorbrain is not a person and does not get internet geopolitics or economics, it should ignore that mirror and go first to the US based mirrors then to the EU. is a good bet. ISPs buy bandwidth to places where people get content from, not because the proximity of a country.;)

It would be great if it was possible to override the geolocation somehow. Mirrorbrain locates me in the US, so upgrades to my NL system take a transatlantic roundtrip, while much faster mirrors are available in DE.

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