CPAN mirrors broken?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Mon Jan 9 23:39:03 GMT 2006

>>>>> "David" == David Cantrell <david at> writes:

David> Where are people rsyncing their local CPAN mirrors from these days?  I
David> noticed that mine's not updated for some time, and it seems that I don't
David> get anything new from several of the usual rsync places - but when
David> talking to those same mirrors using ftp or http, like what does,
David> I get plenty of stuff.

Keep this baby bookmarked:


Or, let google be your bookmark, and type "cpan mirror status",
but be sure to ignore anything ending in, because this isn't
a service provided by the infrastructure, but rather an outside user.

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