cvsup takes too long?
edmund at m00is.net
Wed Nov 29 11:24:10 GMT 2006
Note that cvsup.uk == cvsup3.uk, and cvsup2.uk == cvsup4.uk!
cvsup3.uk.freebsd.org is an alias for cvsup.uk.freebsd.org.
cvsup4.uk.freebsd.org is an alias for cvsup2.uk.freebsd.org.
(edit: does help if I reply to the list rather than a single person :)
> 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 :-(
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