Why is freebsd-update so horrible slow?

Ralf Mardorf ralf-mardorf at riseup.net
Wed Apr 14 17:57:11 UTC 2021

On Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:22:35 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>Sometimes the last mile is just fishy.

"The last mile is typically the speed bottleneck in communication
networks" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Last_mile

I suspect that "nice" for "altered scheduling priority" is the wrong
word here, probably "guileful" fits better, than "nice" does.

If the ISP does notice that you might cause lots of traffic to update
FLOSS, they might decide to kick you out and instead provide more
bandwidth for Corona meetings via Microsoft Teams.

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