Month of April, 2008

httpmirror - Mirror Linux distributions using http

here is the deal...

You are at work. Your network admin uses restrictive firewall rules. You can't use rsync or ftp to create a local mirror of your favorite Linux distribution. Your only door to Linux mirrors is through http. What to do?

I took this as an opportunity to brush up on my rusty python scripting skills and cobbled together httpmirror.

httpmirror is a roughly made script that lets you mirror linux distributions. There are two main functionalities provided by httpmirror:

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