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On 12/12/05, Ivan Adams <ivancho.b@gmail.com> 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.

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