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FS#36020 - Parallel downloading threads in pacman.

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Jerzy (Yuras) - Thursday, 04 July 2013, 09:34 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Thursday, 04 July 2013, 16:34 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


My proposal is to add to pacman parallel downloading threads. I have on VM Fedora 18 and theirs yum is downloading updates almost always with highest possible for speed, why? Because they have that what i am asking for in this feature request.
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Thursday, 04 July 2013, 16:34 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#20056 

multi threading doesn't increase transfer bandwidth, either.
Comment by John (graysky) - Thursday, 04 July 2013, 09:53 GMT Comment by Andrew Gregory (andrewgregory) - Thursday, 04 July 2013, 10:52 GMT
Duplicate of  FS#20056