Using http mirrors

Chris Rees utisoft at
Sun Jan 6 15:05:30 UTC 2013

On 6 January 2013 12:13, Simon L. B. Nielsen <simon at> wrote:
> On 5 January 2013 11:14, Chris Rees <utisoft at> wrote:
>> 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.
> Please apply this. HTTP is a generally saner protocols, especially for
> people behind firewalls.

Thanks, committed.


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