ports/110064: using paraget for files instead of fetch
p2nd8vp02 at sneakemail.com
Thu Mar 8 05:50:04 UTC 2007
>Synopsis: using paraget for files instead of fetch
>Arrival-Date: Thu Mar 08 05:50:04 GMT 2007
>Originator: Tim Judd
ports ftp/paraget is a utility to download single files from multiple sites. Since the ports system already knows all the sources for any given file, if you use paraget to retrieve the file, it will retrieve faster because it's coming from multiple sites, and the bottleneck will be at the client, not at the server's end now. This will work very similar to how p2p systems work now.
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