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

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Oct 21 15:07:09 CEST 2008

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>> 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...
> Well not yet... but the PEP should be finished sometimes this week,

I'm pretty sure that Martin said something was already available...


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