> I see several problems: > > 1) The more mirror sites that sync from the master server => the line is more > overloaded => synchronization is complete in sight. > > 2) The longer synchronization time to mirrors causes that more users download > files from the master server => the line is more and more overloaded => > everything is moving towards infinity. > > 3) Nightly-builds and preliminary-stable-builds PPAs are not on the mirrors => > their users cause additional overload of the line. > > As we can see now, every additional user deepens this problem, each additional > user is frustrated. I believe that we need to prevent any user to access > directly to the master server. > > I propose to establish an official primary mirror, which will be on enough > bandwidth and will be the only one who will access to the master server. All > other mirrors would then be synchronized from this primary mirror. This would > solve the problem 1), including the consequent problem 2). On this primary > mirror should also be mirrored nightly-builds and preliminary-stable-builds, > to avoid also the problem 3). > > What is your opinion? Can't the mirrors use bittorrent to sync? -- Please do not email me anything that you are not comfortable also sharing with the NSA.