[Catalog-sig] PyPI replication project

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Oct 12 19:14:44 CEST 2008

> As stated earlier: we can already define multiple servers as part
> of a buildout configuration. A better mirror selection algorithm would
> be nice to have for the future but right now we don't actually need it
> and can live with the current state.

Ok. In that case, distributing PyPI would be easy: make one system
the master, and maintain a single-master postgres replication to all
slaves; on each file upload, also trigger an rsync replication. Disable
all writes on the slaves.


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