On 14.06.2011 20:47, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> On 06/14/2011 09:15 AM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> On 06/14/2011 05:40 AM, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
>>> [ dropping infra from this bit, 'cause I believe it to be a local issue. ]
>>> In trying to debug a problem with our download page, I noticed that it
>>> appears we aren't respecting the Preferred query argument when
>>> selecting a mirror. For instance, going to
>>> doesn't select the ftp.gbnet.net mirror, as I believe it should.
>>> Instead the mirror cgi picks a mirror as if no Preferred flag was
>> Ours isn't the only instance of a download.cgi script exhibiting this
>> problem, though. See, for example, http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi,
>> which appears to be having the same issue.
> Re-adding infra, as I believe there might be a more global issue here. for
> example, when I visit http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi and select any
> particular mirror and then click "Change", the mirror I selected is
> represented into the URL of the fetched page (in the Preferred= CGI query
> param), but the mirror I selected is *not* the one chosen as the preferred one.
Sorry if I'm too late, or the following is not helpful. I noticed and
analyzed a similar (same?) problem in October and wrote to infra.
Daniel Shahaf responded, but I don't know whether the fix was actually
For details please have a look at the mail thread "Two recent bugs in
mirrors.cgi" between Daniel and me on October 22nd 2010 on the infra
list. I don't know whether there are public links, but the member mail
search finds it.
Received on 2011-06-14 22:33:27 CEST