more automated fetch of ISO-IMAGES & ports

Christopher Arnold chris at
Tue Apr 7 14:43:00 UTC 2009

On Tue, 7 Apr 2009, Julian Stacey wrote:

> Some servers for ports/ fetch are also incredibly slow, but fetch will
> hang in there trying, even if another site lower in the list might
> be nearer &/or faster.
There is a tool called fastest_sites that uses round trip for the tcp 
hanshake wich is a little bit better than ping. I wrote about it here:

But the real solution is to do this the right waw. And we are a couple of 
people involved in making this happen. Notheing ready yet but be shure you 
will read all about it soon on a mailling list close to you...



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