Is it my setup or the mirror page that is wrong as to the current status of a mirror

Dave Korn
Sun Aug 31 23:45:00 GMT 2008

Brian Keener wrote on 29 August 2008 19:40:

> My install of setup on my Windows XP laptop always looks to the mirror
> (ftp) and for its
> updates and the web page shows these
> mirror current as of 2008-08-29 13:48GMT and yet if I run a setup
> version compiled from cvs in July 2007 or a setup I compiled on
> 8/21/2008 from cvs it always tells me that the site
> (ftp) is not current.

  Can't reproduce.

>  I also just
> downloaded the version at and it also says that site is not
> current.

  Did likewise; can't reproduce.

>  Weird thing is this machine (Windows XP) also uses the gatech
> site as I mentioned and I don't get warned about it but....  On another
> machine (Windows 2000) which only uses the gatech site
> I do get warned about gatech.

  Still can't reproducee.

> I seem to recall something about the mirror logic changing but I'm
> sure. Anyone else noticed anything.

  As above.  Do you have a duff caching proxy somewhere inline, perhaps?

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