In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Jordan K. Hubbard" writes:
>> I was wondering what to attribute this better performance to.  Could
>> this be due to the new network driver / newbus integration?
>The CVS metadata was removed, reducing the inode count per port significantly.
>This results in faster extraction time and hence "faster" downloads, assuming
>that extraction time is the bottleneck (which it is for all but the 28K and
>below downloaders).

We should look into distributing ports as a Makefile and a tar-ball with the
rest of the files.

Poul-Henning Kamp             FreeBSD coreteam member
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FreeBSD -- It will take a long time before progress goes too far!

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