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33<chapter> 33<chapter>
34<title>Implementation details</title> 34<title>Implementation details</title>
35<section> 35<section>
36<body> 36<body>
37<p>for new source mirror requests, the procedure will be as follows:</p> 37<p>for new source mirror requests, the procedure will be as follows:</p>
38<p>Someone asks to be a mirror, then we verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly. Then, in the next 48-72 hours we will determine if your mirror is syncing correctly with <path>www.ibiblio.org/gentoo/</path> and accordingly with this policy.</p> 38<p>Set up your server to rsync with www.ibiblio.org::gentoo. Once you have a complete mirror of that server, please file a bug report on bugs.gentoo.org under the "rsync" category stating that you have a new mirror and wish it to be added to the list of official mirrors.</p>
39<p>We will then verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly. Then, in the next 48-72 hours we will determine if your mirror is syncing correctly and in accordance with this policy.</p>
39 40
40<p>If all steps went smoothly, we will then add you to our list of <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">download mirrors</uri> on the main web site.</p> 41<p>If all steps went smoothly, we will then add you to our list of <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">download mirrors</uri> on the main web site. We will also send you the login information for our private master distfile mirror which is only available to official Gentoo Linux source mirrors.</p>
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42<p>Additionally, you, the mirror admin will be added to the gentoo-mirrors mailing list (low traffic) so that you can folllow all issues associated with source mirrors. 43<p>Additionally, you, the mirror admin will be added to the gentoo-mirrors mailing list (low traffic) so that you can folllow all issues associated with source mirrors.
43</p> 44</p>
44<note> 45<note>
45Thanks for helping out Gentoo Linux users and developers! :) For any mirror administration issues or problems, please contact <mail link="mirror-admin@gentoo.org">mirror-admin@gentoo.org</mail>. 46Thanks for helping out Gentoo Linux users and developers! :) For any mirror administration issues or problems, please contact <mail link="mirror-admin@gentoo.org">mirror-admin@gentoo.org</mail>.
50<chapter> 51<chapter>
51<title>Short FAQ</title> 52<title>Short FAQ</title>
52<section> 53<section>
53<title>Q: Who should I contact regarding new mirrors or to get my mirror added to the Gentoo web site?</title> 54<title>Q: Who should I contact regarding new mirrors or to get my mirror added to the Gentoo web site?</title>
54<body> 55<body>
55<p>A: <mail link="klieber@gentoo.org">klieber@gentoo.org</mail></p> 56<p>A: Please file a bug on bugs.gentoo.org under the rsync category.</p>
56</body> 57</body>
57</section> 58</section>
58<section> 59<section>
59<title>Q: Who should I contact regarding mirror issues and maintenance?</title> 60<title>Q: Who should I contact regarding mirror issues and maintenance?</title>
60<body> 61<body>
61<p>A: <mail link="mirror-admin@gentoo.org">mirror-admin@gentoo.org</mail></p> 62<p>A: Please file a bug on bugs.gentoo.org under the rsync category.</p>
62</body> 63</body>
63</section> 64</section>
64 65
65<section> 66<section>
66<title>Q) How do I find the mirror nearest to me?</title> 67<title>Q) How do I find the mirror nearest to me?</title>

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