Subject: Re: should "make update" check for new version first?
To: Roman Kennke <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/19/2004 01:50:10
On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 04:35:49PM +0200, Roman Kennke wrote:
> I also read the recent discussion about the 'make update
> hell'. I also encounter this kind of problem: sometimes
> while fetching distfiles, I get stalled connections. This
> forces me to interrupt with CTRL+C, which then leaves me
> with deinstalled packages here and there.

A better way to handle this particular problem is to kill
the ftp process from a second shell -- that way just the
next site will be tried, and the build will continue.