more automated fetch of ISO-IMAGES & ports
lars.eggert at nokia.com
Tue Apr 7 12:55:31 UTC 2009
On 2009-4-7, at 14:21, Julian Stacey wrote:
> Perhaps some SOC student might like to develop some extension to
> fetch, or a new tool to intelligently save net bandwidth & human
> time (if not this year if SOC bids are in, then next) :
> Intelligently & automatically sniff fetch list to see where
> stuff is, measure the bandwidth, perhaps on a preliminary
> README, & automatically decide where to fetch from.
> & as 2nd stage, give up & try elsewhere if the server
> connection gets too bad.
Use BitTorrent for all file distribution, it does all that. Yes, I'm
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