On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 09:11:04AM -0600, Mark Felder wrote: > > > 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.
Colin, what do you think? Is it possible?
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