Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "James H. Cloos Jr." <cloos@×××××××.com>
To: Caleb Shay <caleb@××××××××.com>
Cc: Gentoo-Dev <gentoo-dev@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] torrent support in portage
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 05:25:09
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] torrent support in portage by Caleb Shay
>>>>> "Caleb" == Caleb Shay <caleb@××××××××.com> writes:
JimC> It will work well as a supplement to the staus quo, JimC> but not so well as a replacement. Caleb> However, ... it would be a FEATURE option, ... Good to know you agree. Caleb> If all of use with fat pipes are downloading from each other, Caleb> we aren't sucking up all the mirror's bandwidth, Yes, that is a benefit for all of us. In addition to its use by leaves, it may also be beneficial for the mirror sites themselves to use bt to grab the larger distfiles. -JimC -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-dev] torrent support in portage Brian Friday <bfriday@××××××××.edu>