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Bug #36015 "Best" download link for PHP
Submitted: 2006-01-14 22:01 UTC Modified: 2006-01-15 12:21 UTC
From: magicaltux at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Website problem
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Irrelevant
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-01-14 22:01 UTC] magicaltux at gmail dot com
Currently, in the "get" url handler we have :

I think it would be interesting to add a handler to select the "best" mirror for the user...

This would select a random mirror in the same country as the user, or if no country information is available for the user's IP it would fall back to "this".

This would help applications automatically downloading PHP to easily get PHP version. I have 3 applications trying to download PHP directly and for the moment I'm just using the same mirror over and over...


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 [2006-01-15 12:21 UTC]
Use (note the missing mirror selection at the start). This automatically selects a working mirror in your country, and redirects the request to that one. That mirror in return selects itself for download, and provides you with the file. You only need to handle the HTTP redirection you get from
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