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. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"