|Summary:||reenable apt-get mirror-select?|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Chris Weyl <cweyl>|
|Component:||apt||Assignee:||Dridi Boukelmoune <dridi.boukelmoune>|
|Status:||ASSIGNED ---||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Enhancement|
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|Bug Depends On:||512518|
Description Chris Weyl 2007-02-13 03:43:20 UTC
As described in bug 161042, the mirror-select script was removed from the Extras apt package due to a lack of Fedora mirrors. Since apt has repomd support now, is it appropriate to think about reenabling this functionality?
Comment 1 Panu Matilainen 2007-02-13 07:42:23 UTC
Thinking about is certainly appropriate :) We can't really use the old mirror-select script as it was, but something similar in functionality would be nice. Only it should use the existing fedora-mirror lists and it certainly could be smarter than the old one anyway. Anyway, it's not just a simple matter of re-enabling the script, more work is needed.
Comment 2 Axel Thimm 2007-02-15 22:27:27 UTC
Is this an "upstream" request? I'm swapping the Cc:/Assigned: roles. :)
Comment 3 Panu Matilainen 2007-02-16 06:30:21 UTC
Yeah, I would say it's an upstream request. Unless of course you want to do a little bit of Lua-hacking yourself :) Modifying the existing mirror-select to use the official mirror-lists (eg http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors/fedora-core-6) instead of it's own (very stupid ATM) format shouldn't be hard.
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