On Sat, Jan 25, 2014, at 5:32, Lars Engels wrote:
> Also using freebsd-update behind a proxy is really slow. Even with a
> very fast internet connection (normally download rates ca. 3 MBytes / s)
> downloading all the tiny binary diff files took more than 8 hours.
> Maybe freebsd-update's backend could create a tarball of all those diffs
> and provide this? 

Even streaming the tar instead of waiting for the freebsd-update server
to produce the tarball would be an improvement. I have no experience
doing that over a WAN but I don't see why it would be unreliable.
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