[racket-dev] Connection issue with the "Infogroep" mirror

From: Sam Vervaeck (svervaec at vub.ac.be)
Date: Thu May 29 10:20:33 EDT 2014

Ah, I suspected as much :) Probably somebody has forgotten to send the 
mail to the right person, our apologies for that.

I have made the changes, http://racket.infogroep.be should be back up.

As for the email: I'll send you an answer right away.

Glad to help,

op 28-05-14 16:31, Matthew Flatt schreef:
> Yes. Please use rsync from "mirror.racket-lang.org" instead of
> "download.racket-lang.org".
> We moved "download.racket-lang.org" to an S3-hosted site, while
> "mirror.racket-lang.org" refers to the machine that
> "download.racket-lang.org" refers to. In other words, we had to split
> names to distinguish between the web site and the mirror-supporting
> site.
> FWIW, I tried to send mail to the contact that we have listed for
> "http://racket.infogroep.be/" when we made the change. I'll coordinate
> with you to make sure we have the right contact for the future.
> Thanks!
> At Sun, 25 May 2014 17:35:57 +0200, Sam Vervaeck wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm one of the new server administrators of the "Infogroep" server that
>> mirrors the racket executables at http://download.racket-lang.org. For a
>> while now I'm getting log messages saying that rsync is no longer able
>> to connect to download.racket-lang.org (timeout error). I've tried to
>> test the most basic things (DNS reachable, firewall, etc.) and I
>> discoverd that the server is reachable over HTTP but not with
>> rsync/pinging. I get the same results on my local machine on a different
>> network.
>> So my question is: has something changed in the infrastructure of the
>> download server at racket-lang.org? If so, could you please send us the
>> new connection parameters that need to be used to keep in sync with the
>> latest releases?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Sam
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