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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] [Brainstorming] Why (not) a "Final Daze" in SimRel?
- From: Denis Roy <denis.roy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:44:42 -0400
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I must echo something that Ed touched on:
>> * Doesn't the Foundation plan to enable a transparent mirroring
>> system very soon that would make all this p2.mirrorsUrl useless?
> No!!! With mirror URLs, the mirrors are directly accessed with no
> further access to download.eclipse.org. With transparent mirroring,
> the download server remains a bottleneck because it must be consulted
> in order to redirect "transparently" to some other site.
Agreed -- transparent mirroring is nice for zip files and such, where a
short URL can be convenient. But for p2 repos which are accessed by
machines, NO!!!! :) Let the client gather bits from the local source