gnupg mirrors (was: Re: [Announce] GnuPG 1.4.11 released)
jharris at widomaker.com
Sat Oct 23 22:53:23 CEST 2010
On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 08:36:59PM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:36, jharris at widomaker.com said:
> > The .exe is there and matches the SHA-1, but the .sig isn't there:
> Ooops. Forgot to upload that one - fixed. Sorry.
> Actually, our FTP server would not have a problem to serve all requests.
> The mirrors are more a historics thing but more an more folks wan't to
> mirror (I recently added a rel=nofollow in case some of them intent to
> bump up their page rank).
> I should change the wording of the announcement.
OK, good to know. Thanks for the fixes.
> Thanks for the hint of the mktorrent; maybe I can add this to our
> webpage anyway.
Actually, and somewhat fortunately, I didn't find any BitTorrent
trackers I like that worked automagically (without login and manual
upload of a .torrent) and with elinks/aria2c/lftp. aria2c was happy
to ignore a non-existent tracker at localhost and do everything from
web seeds, however. Of course, it should do equally well using a
metalink, and without the problem of exporting cryptography for
For now, I found the following changes in the GnuPG mirrors:
http://ftp.linux.it/pub/mirrors/gnupg/ new (listed by FreeBSD)
ftp://sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/mirror/gnupg/ new (listed by FreeBSD)
ftp://ftp.bit.nl/mirror/gnupg/ is incomplete
ftp://ftp.demon.nl/pub/mirrors/gnupg/ no longer mirrors gpg
ftp://ftp.surfnet.nl/pub/security/gnupg/ stopped mirroring gpg in 2007
http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/privacy/gnupg/ serves files, but no listings
http://www.gnupg.ca/ mirrors website, not files
Jason Harris | PGP: This _is_ PGP-signed, isn't it?
jharris at widomaker.com _|_ Got photons? (TM), (C) 2004
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