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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
about it.

> 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

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