cvsup takes too long?
frank at esperance-linux.co.uk
Wed Nov 29 04:51:35 GMT 2006
On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 10:33:44PM +0000, Progga wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 08:46:11PM +0000, martin at rakupottery.org.uk wrote:
> > >On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 05:24:59PM +0000, Progga wrote:
> > >>
> > >>I was updating the ports collection inside a jail using CVSUP
> > >>(cvsup2.uk.freebsd.org) 2/3 days ago and it took well over eight hours to
> > >>complete. Is this normal behaviour?
> > >
> > >No. I find the .uk cvsup servers a little unreliable though.
> > >
> > >Either way, I expect that you'll find portsnap is better if you don't
> > >need an actual CVS ports tree.
> > I stopped using cvsup2 some months ago as it had become terribly slow, even
> > at 3am, I now use cvsup.uk.freebsd.org and it is all done in a few minutes.
> Thanks all for the replies.
> According to fastest_cvsup:
> - 1st: cvsup3.uk.freebsd.org 12.58 ms
> - 2st: cvsup4.uk.freebsd.org 14.63 ms
> - 3st: cvsup2.uk.freebsd.org 15.98 ms
> I have updated again; cvsup3 was really fast and cvsup2 refused access saying
> "Access Limit Exceeded"!
> I am now looking into portsnap. The man page seems to me a bit vague for the
> first read unfortunately :-(
There's a bit about it in the handbook:
echo "f r a n k @ e s p e r a n c e - l i n u x . c o . u k" | sed 's/ //g'
--->PGP keyID: 0x10BD6F4B<---
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