[llvm-dev] Pre-built snapshots of trunk

Renato Golin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jun 20 02:40:08 PDT 2016

On 20 June 2016 at 10:17, Johan Engelen via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> > P.S.: On a similar note, are there any news regarding llvm.org/apt?
>> We are working on it. Note, however, that it seems that the majority
>> of bogus load seemed to come from CI systems, which pulled apt repo
>> for every and each downstream commit without any caching / checking
>> whether the mainline changed. We would certainly try to limit such
>> behavior if / when new APT mirror will be established.
> I believe many projects have now switched to uncached downloads from
> llvm.org/releases (Boost.Hana also does this uncached atm.). Caching on e.g.
> Travis and CircleCI is not easily available for APT repositories; I think
> that's why noone bothered.

That's a poor excuse. :)

> For simple file downloads it is much easier, so
> perhaps a little explaining text can be added to the message on llvm.org/apt

Well, adding a README doesn't mean people will read or worse, abide.

We need to be more pro-active on defending our infrastructure, so I
suggest using Apache's mod_evasive.


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