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Finding the "best" mirror

The new feature in yum to use a mirrorlist instead of everbody
donwloading from download.fedora.redhat.com is great. Unfortunately yum
sometimes seems to download from the mirror furthest away and the
downloads are really slow.

But as I was to lazy to edit all the files in /etc/yum.repos.d/ to use
the closest mirror I have written a small script which tries to
determine the best mirror, removes the mirrorlist directive from the
repo file and appends a baseurl line with the best mirror.
If anyone is interested the script can be found at:


All this is more or less just copied (inspired) by debian's

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