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Re: [opensuse-factory] Questionable mirrors
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger.oberholtzer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:37:56 +0200
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On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Carlos E. R.
<robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 2017-09-13 08:46, Per Jessen wrote:
Arjen de Korte wrote:

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.

The country code for your mailserver's IPv4-range quite clearly says NL,
and looking it up here (on our local geoip database), also says NL.

However, looking your IPv6 address, it belongs to Hurricane Electric, in
the US.

Maybe we just need a new feature to tell mirror brain the actual or
preferred location for the request.

I would be happy to be able to tell it about mirrors that are not
working properly. With the thought that it would not use them until
something says otherwise.

Roger Oberholtzer
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