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: If we want people to find the mirrorlist through the wiki, we may as well refer to http://repos.archlinux.org/wsvn/packages/pacman-mirrorlist/repos/core-i686/mirrorlist in the article...
 
: If we want people to find the mirrorlist through the wiki, we may as well refer to http://repos.archlinux.org/wsvn/packages/pacman-mirrorlist/repos/core-i686/mirrorlist in the article...
 
: -- [[User:ZZyXx|zZyXx]] 14:56, 3 April 2010 (EDT)
 
: -- [[User:ZZyXx|zZyXx]] 14:56, 3 April 2010 (EDT)
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: I would say there is a definate _non_ benefit to listing - that is, someone has to maintain this separately.  As seen from http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/18151 - which is where the estonian mirror was removed - there is a process for taking care of the mirror in the pacman process, but not here.  I removed the estonian mirror (which _was_ my primary) after it was removed; they no longer are mirroring so errors occur.  I checked why, and found the bug report, and also that we list _here_ that it's still up.  _I don't want to do this regularly_ [[User:Lastebil|Lastebil]] 03:31, 4 May 2010 (EDT)

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archlinux.fr down?

Can't reach the main site or any of its subdomains. :/ --Zatricky 11:55, 23 December 2008 (EST)

nvm. up again --Zatricky 05:16, 24 December 2008 (EST)

Official mirrors

Is there any benefit to listing official mirrors on this page? The links are not helpful due to the $repo variable, and the official list is regularly updated. Rather, I suggest we direct users to install the latest version of Template:Package Official and edit Template:Filename.

-- pointone 17:41, 26 March 2010 (EDT)

If we want people to find the mirrorlist through the wiki, we may as well refer to http://repos.archlinux.org/wsvn/packages/pacman-mirrorlist/repos/core-i686/mirrorlist in the article...
-- zZyXx 14:56, 3 April 2010 (EDT)
I would say there is a definate _non_ benefit to listing - that is, someone has to maintain this separately. As seen from http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/18151 - which is where the estonian mirror was removed - there is a process for taking care of the mirror in the pacman process, but not here. I removed the estonian mirror (which _was_ my primary) after it was removed; they no longer are mirroring so errors occur. I checked why, and found the bug report, and also that we list _here_ that it's still up. _I don't want to do this regularly_ Lastebil 03:31, 4 May 2010 (EDT)