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Re: mirrorlist cgi - URLs not ending in country code ?

On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 08:18 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  Over the last couple of weeks we've put together a mirror checking tool
> > and a cgi that will verify the currency of the mirrorlist. Then it will
> > generate lists per-country based on geoip country codes as well as a
> > global mirror list.
> > 
> > The code for this tool is available here:
> > 
> > http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/check-mirrors/?root=fedora
> Cool; for a test, I tried the test URL with country=AU, and the return 
> list included a single .au mirror. This leads me to the question of is 
> it just the list of mirrors' mirror URLs that is being checked for a 
> country code at the right hand end ?
> If so what would need to happen to make for eg:
> http://planetmirror.com/blahblah
> be returned in the AU list (since it is located in Brisbane Australia) ?

As I said at the beginning of the thread it's using geoip.

we take the ip of the host in the mirror and hand that to geoip which
then tells us which country an ip lives in.


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