On 01 Aug 2007 13:55:57 -0400, DJ Delorie <[email protected]> wrote: > > "Kam Leo" <[email protected]> writes: > > One distro, was it SUSE?, had the sync schedule of their mirrors. It > > would be really nice if Fedora mirrors provided that data, too. > > What the DJGPP mirrors do is, the master writes a "mirror.ts" > timestamp file, with the time (seconds since epoch) and type (full, > partial, etc) in it. It does this hourly. Nightly, it reads all the > registered mirrors' timestamps and determines which are keeping up to > date and which aren't, and updates the web page accordingly. > > Examples: > http://www.delorie.com/pub/djgpp/mirror.ts > http://djgpp.linux-mirror.org/mirror.ts Thanks, it's good to know that you have a means to check up on mirrors. It does not solve the issue at hand for the "got to have it now" user; i.e. how long a delay from announcement of a released package until it propagates to a given mirror.