metalinks for F10 download pages

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Fri Oct 3 04:32:18 UTC 2008

mirrors.fp.o now supports metalinks [1].  metalinks are XML documents
that act like a yum mirrorlist, but with more detail, allowing client
download tools to more easily select a mirror that will be fastest for

Just as you have the BitTorrent, Direct Download, and Jigdo columns
now, I'd like to consider adding a Metalink column.

It's easy to get the metalink URL for a given download.fp.o ISO URL.


(e.g. s:download:mirrors:, s:pub(.*):metalink?path=pub$1: )

Let me know if you have any questions.  If you wanted to add them to
the 10-Beta download page now, that'd be fine with me too.

Fedora Mirror Wrangler.


Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO &

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