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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 1.23 2005/01/11 21:04:40 neysx Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml,v 1.27 2005/04/12 17:52:20 alin 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>1.4</version> 25<version>1.6</version>
26<date>2005-01-11</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
226<p> 237<p>
227A: Directory Indexing is required for the /releases and /experimental 238A: Directory Indexing is required for the /releases and /experimental
228directories, but can be turned off for all other directories (including 239directories, but can be turned off for all other directories (including
229/distfiles) if you wish. 240/distfiles) if you wish.
230</p> 241</p>
242</body>
243</section>
244
245<section>
246<title>Q: Do I have to mirror historical? I mean, it is old releases.</title>
247<body>
248
249<p>
250A: Of course not, it is quite a bit of data. In your rsync command, add
251<path>--exclude=/releases/historical</path> to your rsync options. This will
252exclude historical and save you quite a bit of space.
253</p>
231 254
232</body> 255</body>
233</section> 256</section>
234</chapter> 257</chapter>
235</guide> 258</guide>

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