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From: Jason Stubbs <jstubbs@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Slow modem connection in FAQ
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 12:57:56
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Slow modem connection in FAQ by Arun Raghavan
On Wednesday 07 December 2005 18:53, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > 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]
With FEATURES="distlocks" (enabled by default) it shouldn't be a problem.
> [1] This patch just integrates the 'emerge -f ... & emerge ...' trick directly into emerge itself. There's essentially no difference between doing it manually or emerge doing it for you other than the patch providing a sanity check for FEATURES="distlocks" being enabled. -- Jason Stubbs -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-doc] Slow modem connection in FAQ Stanislaw Gruszka <stf_xl@××.pl>