Re: partial Debian mirroring - Was: dpkg rewrite in Java
On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 21:45, Tobias Hertkorn wrote:
> apt-proxy blockes until all data is received. Eg. if you try to
> download kernel images over dialup (extrem example) apt-get times out
> and complains. It also slows down the overall process dramatically.
> Being a script doesn't help either.
This only applies to version 1, and only when using rsync as a backend.
Version 2 (in experimental) is written in Python, is much faster, and
streams files as it downloads them from all backend types.