pkg mirrors extremely slow, why not use the ftp mirrors?

Ottavio Caruso ottavio2006-usenet2012 at
Sun Apr 12 13:22:30 UTC 2020

On Sat, 11 Apr 2020 at 18:41, Martin Hanson <greencoppermine at> wrote:

> Why are not all the old http:.//ftp.* mirrors used for pkg?

This ^.

As an absolute beginner who is oblivious to the hysterical raisins why
this and that have happened in the past, I wonder why packages are not
stored as a subdirectory of, which would make it
easy for all official and unofficial mirrors to keep a copy of them.

Ottavio Caruso

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