[Catalog-sig] distribute D.C. sprint tasks

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Oct 21 14:59:53 CEST 2008

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Hmm. Yesterday, there were 199250 accesses to PyPI through wget.
> Of those, 169971 requests came from a single address (from Dedibox in
> France), 28966 requests from a second one (from Sakura in Japan).
> So it *is* wget mirrors that make the whole traffic in PyPI.

If it were me, I'd just IP firewall the offendors. There's not need for 
this kind of behaviour if there's an acceptable mirror protocol available...



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