[Haskell-cafe] Offer to mirror Hackage

David Terei dave.terei at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 20:50:29 CEST 2012

On 19 April 2012 08:12, Ryan Newton <rrnewton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Right now I'm trying to answer a simple question:
> Would the current Haskell.org / hackage infrastructure benefit from the
> donation of a dedicated VM with good bandwidth/uptime?
> Whoever already knows how to do this could configure it.
> In trying to answer the above question I found this long email thread from
> 1.5 years ago.  Duncan said the following:
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> That's certainly what we've been planning on, that anyone can run a
>> mirror, no permissions needed. The issue people have raised is what
>> about having public mirrors that are used automatically or
>> semi-automatically by clients.
> Are there any updates to this in the last year?  Is anybody running a
> mirror?

I am.


> The other reason I've been thinking about this is the scoutess project.
>  More public testing or continuous integration facilities would require more
> hardware resources.

The computer it's running on has 16 cores and 48GB of ram. I have
access to a few other computers like this.


>   -Ryan
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