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From: Arun Raghavan <arunisgod@...>
Subject: Re: Slow modem connection in FAQ
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 15:23:43 +0530
> This make parallel compilation/download except first packet
> emerged in what_you_want.
>
> I think people already know this trick, but it is not show in FAQ

This will not always work. It is possible (likely, in fact) that two
fetches for a given file begin simultaneously, leading to a corrupted
download. It would be better to just wait for parallel_fetch [1]

Cheers.

[1] http://www.mail-archive.com/gentoo-portage-dev@g.o/msg00669.html
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