Subject: Re: any way to optimize fetches of distfiles from the same host?
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/15/2005 16:19:55
On Fri 14 Jan 2005 at 18:49:45 -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> After watching pkgsrc fetch 45 individual patch files for VIM from the
> same host using 45 separate FTP connections and logins, I was wondering
> if there might not be some easy way to optimize the use of "ftp" to
> fetch all the files that come from the same host using one login.

Not to mention what happens when it tries to get those 45 files but it
finds them only on the 5th server of those that it tries...

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