but I need to mirror the security archive for post-processing and rsync
was helping me with regular updates quiet nicely. If there is some other
preferred way to mirror the security archive efficiently I'm open to
change our process.
Thanks for all your work
Philipp (also a DD)
Open Source Software Engineer
Philipp Hahn schrieb am Thursday, dem 08. November 2018:
> tl;dr: Did I miss the announcement that ftp.de is down?
There was no announcment. We update DNS of mirrors that are down all
the time. That's the whole point of service names.
> I'm using ftpsync to update our local mirror from ftp.de.debian.org, as
> that one provides rsync support for debian-security. That job fails
> since today. Digging deeper I found the following change:
> > $ dig ftp.de.debian.org
> > ;ftp.de.debian.org. IN A
> > ftp.de.debian.org. 251 IN CNAME ftp.acc.umu.se.
> > ftp.acc.umu.se. 394 IN A 22.214.171.124
> > ftp.acc.umu.se. 394 IN A 126.96.36.199
> Did something happen to TU Dresen (which AFAIK was operating ftp.de)?
debian.inf.tu-dresden.de is down. the only service that
ftp.<cc>.debian.org is guaranteed to provide is http at /debian.
> I know the recommendation from
> > We recommend debian-security not be mirrored.
> but I need to mirror the security archive for post-processing and rsync
> was helping me with regular updates quiet nicely. If there is some other
> preferred way to mirror the security archive efficiently I'm open to
> change our process.
Actually, if all you care about is security then security.debian.org
provides rsync. At least for now.