[osgeo4w-dev] Installers updated to support mirrors

Hugo Mercier hugo.mercier at oslandia.com
Tue Feb 27 07:44:11 PST 2018

Hi Jürgen,

On 26/02/2018 21:48, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> Hi,
> as you might have noticed the new QGIS release currently produces heavy load on
> download.osgeo.org.   I've add reinstated the original support for mirrors from
> cygwin in our installers that was previously hardwired to download.osgeo.org.
> The mirrors are listed in http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/mirrors.lst, which
> is automatically fetched by the installer.  To reduce the load I mirrored
> OSGeo4W to our site and included it.

Nice ! Thanks for that.

> When package are promoted a list of cgi remoted urls is invoked.  For our site
> I use https://gitlab.com/jef-n/osgeo4w/blob/master/scripts/mirror-osgeo4w.sh to
> rsync the updates (only the files that are referenced in setup.ini).
> I guess the oslandia mirror should be added too - I just didn't do that
> already, because it currently only carries the 64bit packages...

The 32 bits is now there. http://osgeo4w-oslandia.com/mirror/x86/

I still have to add a cgi-bin to be notified of updates on our side ...

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