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Broken webserver of Google Code

% curl -I http://gentoo-xen-kernel.googlecode.com/files/xen-patches-2.6.31-11.tar.bz2
HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
Set-Cookie: PREF=ID=913587349124edb1:TM=1267030254:LM=1267030254:S=gPkLxJgB22UJHzXo; expires=Fri, 24-Feb-2012 16:50:54 GMT; path=/; domain=gentoo-xen-kernel.googlecode.com
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:50:54 GMT
Server: codesite_downloads
Content-Length: 1389
X-XSS-Protection: 0
% curl  http://gentoo-xen-kernel.googlecode.com/files/xen-patches-2.6.31-11.tar.bz2 2>/dev/null |file -
/dev/stdin: bzip2 compressed data, block size = 900k

This is really crazy sending 404 to HTTP HEAD requests, while 200 to HTTP GET requests, causing wget to break, which performs HTTP HEAD before HTTP GET to get value of Content-Disposition header.

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Google lands in India…

traceroute to 209.85.231.99 (209.85.231.99), 30 hops max, 52 byte packets
 1  ABTS-North-Static-171.230.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.230.171)  35.225 ms  34.419 ms  34.457 ms
 2  ABTS-North-Static-233.130.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.130.233)  34.958 ms  45.612 ms  33.707 ms
 3  ABTS-North-Static-149.230.160.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.160.230.149)  34.696 ms  34.499 ms  30.375 ms
 4  203.101.83.197 (203.101.83.197)  34.895 ms  31.005 ms  34.484 ms
 5  125.21.167.70 (125.21.167.70)  76.860 ms  80.654 ms  79.842 ms
 6  bu-out-0506.google.com (72.14.216.229)  76.788 ms  74.136 ms  74.863 ms
 7  216.239.43.142 (216.239.43.142)  98.832 ms  101.020 ms  98.004 ms
 8  72.14.238.74 (72.14.238.74)  98.588 ms 72.14.238.90 (72.14.238.90)  99.197 ms  100.201 ms
 9  maa03s01-in-f99.google.com (209.85.231.99)  97.517 ms  100.981 ms  98.770 ms

Probably Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, or Delhi (yeah internet routing in India is that much fucked up :))…