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Re: FYI: Workaround for today's FC5 baseurl/mirrorlist problems



On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 18:40 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Joshua Andrews wrote:
> 
> > Thank you Jef.
> > 
> > I must say that this is a really big piece of shit! Maybe a simple yum 
> > update could have solved this problem for thousands of people!!!!!! Maybe?
> 
> It wont. Since you wont be able to get that update without the mirror 
> list working.

If yum had a better mirrorlist selection algorithm, this issue would not
have appeared ;)

And if yum had a counter part to "apt-get update" the network load would
be less, which would make server overloads and DOS/QOS attacks less
successful.

Ralf




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