Eclipse WebMaster (Denis Roy) wrote:
Hello Eclipse mirror maintainers,
Currently, all the Eclipse.org mirrors RSYNC with
download.eclipse.org, which is located in Canada.
I'd like to offer European and Asian mirrors the possibility of
RSYNCing with a mirror in Europe or Asia, instead of
download.eclipse.org, if there are any of you that allow RSYNC
connections. These RSYNC servers could (optionally) become a central
"hub" for all the Eclipse mirrors within the same continent.
If you allow RSYNC connections, what are the policies or restrictions
of mirroring eclipse.org content from your server?
Most likely it could be the same as on your site. That is, the IP
address has to be sent before, then it would be allowed to connect.
I could offer being a provider for this, but I don't have the full
mirror now. And I think our server does not have the capacity to hold
the full mirror now (there is not enough disk space now).
Although we plan to extend its capacity in January.
Another idea: wouldn't like the Eclipse Foundation place a server in
Europe? I can offer to manage this, that means buying the hardware,
installing it, and placing it into an appropriate hosting environment,
if the foundation can cover the financial part :) Without any margin on
my side of course. :)
The hosting itself costs less than 100USD per month in Budapest (for