[FFmpeg-devel] setting up a proper Github mirror

Clément Bœsch u at pkh.me
Sun Oct 11 21:04:32 CEST 2015

On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 02:43:53PM -0400, Ganesh Ajjanagadde wrote:
> Hi all,
> I noticed that the Github mirror: https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg is
> over 3 hours out of sync with the main repos, making it unusable as a
> fetch url for development. Anyone knows why this is the case?

Isn't this done manually by whoever has access to it?

> Also, it looks like one can set some fancy UI illustrating that it is
> a mirror, see for instance: https://github.com/coreutils/coreutils.
> Anyone knows how to do this?

> The reason I bothered with this is that setting this up correctly
> could reduce the server load: only for pushing is the
> source.ffmpeg.org needed, for pulling one can use the Github URL. I

> currently point my fetch to Videolan and push to source.ffmpeg for
> this purpose.

I hope this won't disappoint you but:

[~]☭ host source.ffmpeg.org
source.ffmpeg.org is an alias for git.videolan.org.


Clément B.
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