Mar 212011
 

Now that the master CPAN repository is hosted by Perl NOC, the first ring of mirrors can use a new “fast sync” rsync that allows any mirror to get updates within 30 seconds of a file changing in the main repository. To use this new fast sync, you need a username/password to connect to the rsync server on the master server. Send mail to cpan@perl.org to request credentials. Anyone mirroring from FUnet directly should make the switch.

The NOC crew detailed instructions for instant mirroring on the Github wiki.

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