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On Tue, 06 Dec 2005, Ivan Adams wrote:
> I have slow internet connection. BUT I have friends with the same connection
> in my local area network, who have apt-proxy.
> My goal is: When I need to install new system (Debian) on new user, or
> dist-upgrade on entire system, I need the unstable packets from site. In
> this case I need to wait some HOURS. If apt have *PARALLELISM* , I could
> use  my connection and at the same time the connections of apt-proxy.
> In that case I will download the packets twice (or more) faster.

You could also have a (partial) local mirror that you update over the night,
or use only apt-proxy connections in all machines but one, and have that one
do regular updates to keep apt-proxy fresh with new packages.

I doubt very much so parallel downloads will be added to apt.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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