Re: apt PARALLELISM
On 12/12/05, Ivan Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > As far as I read the proposal, it is about downloading _different_
> > files from different mirrors - if you have 25 packages to get for your
> > 'apt-get update' operation, download 5 packages from each of 5
> > different servers, with one connection to each server active at a
> > time.
> That is what I mean ...
But with HTTP pipelining you can download all 25 files with only a
single TCP connection.
Using 5 TCP connections (to different servers) instead of 1 simply
means you're using more resources for yourself.