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Re: mirrorlist plugin broken?



> 3. The mirrorlist cgi does the following:
>    - take repomd.xml from the canonical mirror at redhat.com - get
> timestamp from inside file of the primary.xml.gz entry
>    - downlowd repomd.xml from each of the mirrors and compare this value
>    - only mirrors where the value is the same are kept


this sounds interesting... would there be interest to also feed these
results to a dns server, so that mirrors.fedora.<something> is a
rotating dns between all "validated" mirrors? (this assumes the same
location of the files on all these mirrors obviously)

dns probably scales better than a cgi ....



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