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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml,v 1.25 2005/01/30 10:28:31 neysx Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml,v 1.28 2006/01/01 11:51:43 neysx Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Source Mirrors Policy</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Source Mirrors Policy</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
20<abstract> 20<abstract>
21This document explains the requirements for source mirrors. 21This document explains the requirements for source mirrors.
22</abstract> 22</abstract>
23 23
24<license/> 24<license/>
25<version>1.5</version> 25<version>1.6</version>
26<date>2005-01-28</date> 26<date>2005-04-11</date>
27 27
28<chapter> 28<chapter>
29<title>Requirements</title> 29<title>Requirements</title>
30<section> 30<section>
31<title>Minimum Bandwidth</title> 31<title>Minimum Bandwidth</title>
68 68
69<p> 69<p>
70All mirrors must be synchronized every four hours, starting at midnight in your 70All mirrors must be synchronized every four hours, starting at midnight in your
71local time zone. This helps distribute the load out over a period of time, 71local time zone. This helps distribute the load out over a period of time,
72rather than having all mirrors synchronize at the same time. 72rather than having all mirrors synchronize at the same time.
73</p>
74</body>
75</section>
76
77<section>
78<title>Mirror Needs</title>
79<body>
80<p>
81Your mirror may not be added immediately to our listing and given access to the private distribution point. We add mirrors
82on an as-needed basis so as not to clutter up the listing, and to provide an adequate amount of high speed mirrors. You are more than
83welcome to peek in #gentoo-mirrors on irc.freenode.org and chat up to see the status of your mirror being added to our official network.
73</p> 84</p>
74</body> 85</body>
75</section> 86</section>
76</chapter> 87</chapter>
77 88
97Full mirrors must carry the following directories (plus any directories that 108Full mirrors must carry the following directories (plus any directories that
98get added in the future): 109get added in the future):
99</p> 110</p>
100 111
101<ul> 112<ul>
102 <li>/releases</li> 113 <li>/releases</li>
103 <li>/experimental</li> 114 <li>/experimental</li>
104 <li>/distfiles</li> 115 <li>/distfiles</li>
105 <li>/snapshots</li> 116 <li>/snapshots</li>
106 <li>/grp</li> 117 <li>/grp</li>
107</ul> 118</ul>
108 119
109<p> 120<p>
110Distfiles only mirrors need to carry the following directories: 121Distfiles only mirrors need to carry the following directories:
111</p> 122</p>
112 123
113<ul> 124<ul>
114 <li>/distfiles</li> 125 <li>/distfiles</li>
115 <li>/snapshots</li> 126 <li>/snapshots</li>
116</ul> 127</ul>
117 128
118<p> 129<p>
119We will then verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly. 130We will then verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly.
120Then, in the next 48-72 hours, we will determine if your mirror is syncing 131Then, in the next 48-72 hours, we will determine if your mirror is syncing
206A: Yes, if you are unable to mirror our full sources, you can elect to mirror 217A: Yes, if you are unable to mirror our full sources, you can elect to mirror
207the following two directories only: 218the following two directories only:
208</p> 219</p>
209 220
210<ul> 221<ul>
211 <li>/distfiles</li> 222 <li>/distfiles</li>
212 <li>/snapshots</li> 223 <li>/snapshots</li>
213</ul> 224</ul>
214 225
215<p> 226<p>
216These two directories will require approximately 40GB of space and you will be 227These two directories will require approximately 40GB of space and you will be
217listed on our site as a distfiles-only mirror. 228listed on our site as a distfiles-only mirror.

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