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NAME ^

Geo::Mirror - Find closest Mirror

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Geo::Mirror;

  my $gm = Geo::Mirror->new(mirror_file => '/path/to/mirrors.txt');

  my $mirror = $gm->closest_mirror_by_country('us', $freshness);       # $freshness optional, see description below
  my $mirror = $gm->closest_mirror_by_addr('24.24.24.24', $freshness); # $freshness optional, see description below

DESCRIPTION ^

This module finds the closest mirror for an IP address. It uses Geo::IP to identify the country that the IP address originated from. If the country is not represented in the mirror list, then it finds the closest country using a latitude/longitude table.

The mirror file should be a space separate list of URL, Country, and mirror freshness. The mirror freshness is optional and can be used by user request a mirror with a minimum freshness.

AUTHOR ^

Copyright (c) 2004, MaxMind LLC, support@maxmind.com

All rights reserved. This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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