Using http mirrors

Chris Rees utisoft at
Sat Jan 5 11:14:38 UTC 2013

Hi all,

The submitter of ports/174427 tells me that using http for mirrors is
faster, due to the lack of authentication etc.

I'm not convinced that the speed difference is huge, but can anyone
think of any reasons not to apply this patch?  It will affect large
numbers of ports.


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