ports from sourceforge

Wesley Shields wxs at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jul 7 13:34:31 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 10:12:09AM +0200, Emanuel Haupt wrote:
> > At this moment fetching ports from sourceforge.net is very slow. (+/-
> > 4000 Bps)
> Setting MASTER_SORT in /etc/make.conf might help. Have a look at
> ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk.
> Since I'm living in Switzerland I use the following:
> MASTER_SORT=.ch .de .at .se .nl

There is also ports-mgmt/fastest_sites which sorts MASTER_SITE_FOO based
upon how long it takes to establish the TCP handshake.  The output is
suitable for inclusion into make.conf.

-- WXS

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