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Re: [Ticket#12012113400388534] Add another Linux distro to mirror

From: opensource <opensource_at_yandex-team.ru>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 15:13:34 +0000

Hello. So, your urls are:

rsync://mirror.yandex.ru/mirrors/alpine/
http://mirror.yandex.ru/mirrors/alpine/
ftp://mirror.yandex.ru/mirrors/alpine/

Enjoy!

> On Thu, 26 Jan 2012 08:01:29 +0000
> opensource <opensource_at_yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>
> > We need some information like:
> > - total size of data, which we will host in that way
>
> Currently the full master mirror is 61.2G. That includes releases since
> v1.8 which are no longer maintained. http hosting is good enough and
> rsyncing it regularily (every hour or every 2-3 hours should be ok)
>
> > - release cycle of your distro
>
> We have "edge" as rolling release. Every 6 months we do stable releases
> from edge which we maintain for 1 - 1.5 years.
>
> > - how often changes are coming to your repo
>
> Normally there are multiple changes in edge repo every day.
>
> > - some information about popularity of your distro.
>
> We are listed as number #78 on distro watch. I don't have
> any exact numbers of downloads. Maybe someone in infra team has?
>
> > - information about your community
>
> We are ~30+ in the Freenode IRC channels (#alpine-devel and
> #alpine-linux).
>
> > - some plans about distro's future (for example, what will happen if
> > personally you will stop to develop it)
>
> Since we are 5+ active developers I suppose someone else will take over
> if I personally quit.
>
> > - some other interesting information
>
> The mayor difference between Alpine Linux and other distributions is
> that it uses uClibc and busybox as the userland utils rather than the
> traditional GNU tools which makes the base install significantly
> smaller.
>
> > Also we need rsync credentials, which we can use as upstream.
>
> Someone from infra team please?
>
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Dear Yandex Mirror Team,
> > > Thanks for coming back. To our earlier email exchange on adding
> > > Alpine Linux to the list of the mirrored distributions, I would
> > > like to introduce you to Natanael who created and lead the Alpine
> > > distribution.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Misha.
> > >
> > > 2012/1/24 opensource <opensource_at_yandex-team.ru>
> > >
> > > > Здравствуйте.
> > > >
> > > > Мы добавляем дистрибутивы только по просьбе их создателей. Для
> > > > добавления дистрибутива нам необходимо некоторое взаимодействие с
> > > > разработчиками, некоторая информация, которую мы не можем
> > > > получить от пользователей.
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Привет !
> > > > > Есть ли возможность добавить Alpine Linux в список mirrors ?
> > > > > http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/ или хотябы
> > > > > http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/v2.3/ и
> > > > > http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/edge
> > > > > Заранее спасибо.
> > > >
Received on Fri Jan 27 2012 - 15:13:34 GMT