Re: howto avoid "apt-get update" going guru?
]] Josh Triplett
> Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > I personally recommend using deb.debian.org.
> That works nicely, thanks! Seems to have decent performance.
> I couldn't find any announcement or documentation of this, other than
> that on the site itself, though I did find a use of it in a recent
> announcement of dbgsym packages.
It's somewhat in beta yet. I should probably write up an announcement
> Does the CDN this uses download and cache packages on first request?
> Because I noticed when testing it that if I requested a package
> reasonably unlikely to have already been fetched, it would hang at "0%
> [Waiting for headers]" for a long time (minutes). But if I reattempted
> that same package later, it would download just fine.
This was a bug and should be fixed now. (It downloads on first request,
but it streams, so there should not be a big initial delay.)
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are