[OE-core] Connectivity check uris

Jean-Marie LEMETAYER jean-marie.lemetayer at savoirfairelinux.com
Thu Jan 23 14:59:06 UTC 2020

On Jan 23, 2020, at 3:37 PM, Richard Purdie richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-01-23 at 09:22 -0500, Jean-Marie LEMETAYER wrote:
>> I understand the issue with blocked domains this is why I suggest the
>> custom domain "connectivitycheck.openembedded.org".
>> But I dont know if it could be an option. Can OE have a sub-domain
>> like that? maybe using some cdn to handle the load?
> We can certainly setup domains but we can't easily get a cdn. I'd be
> worried about OE's response time too.
>> Another option will be to provide multiple URIs:
>>         https://google.com \
>>         https://www.bing.com \
>>         https://www.baidu.com \
>>     "
> Looking at the code, I wonder if a CONNECTIVITY_CHECK_MIRRORS, injected
> into MIRRORS internally with google as the default and baidu as the
> mirror would work?

It should work but it will not be efficient as the tries are serially executed.
So someone in China should have to wait that the former domains failed
to be able to start the build.

I am still thinking that the OE subdomain with CDN could be the best option.


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