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Re: net/aget : project contacts not reachable?

On Tue, 4 Jun 2013 22:26:03 +0530
Mayuresh <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 06:42:12PM +0200, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > I don't see any updates to the package (beyond ones dealing with
> > pkgsrc infrastructure) since its import:
> > 
> > so maybe things have just moved on for them?
> Looks like ... thanks for the findings.
> Anyway, the tool is really nice and I hope it remains in pkgsrc.
> Do not know how this thought sounds, but is it possible to use download
> accelerators (like aget) for distfile downloads in pkgsrc (of course not
> by default.) Since I got to know about aget, I break my pkgsrc builds when
> it is downloading and manually download from the same URL using aget.
> Often it speeds up the things.
> (Of course it won't benefit cases where distfile download already consumes
> your internet connection's bandwidth fully.)

You could also consider the following alternatives, which are
maintained: aria2; curl; wget.

Gerard Lally

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