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Date:      Sat, 27 Mar 2021 15:19:35 +0000
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: arm64 FreeBSD13-RC3 /home vs, /usr/home
Message-ID:  <20210327151935.6d928120@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <0205AC3D-5C60-4E6A-B22D-8EE169DBA2E0@xmission.com>
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On Sat, 27 Mar 2021 10:28:50 +0800
wa5qjh wrote:

> and as a user in the boonies with mostly bad internet, may I
> request that in package scripts, larger items like llvm10 be fetched
> very early on instead of nearly last, please! If llvm fails to fetch,
> all that was fetched previously is wasted when you make the attempt
> again. 

Why is it wasted? If you rerun "pkg upgrade" the downloaded files will
be locally cached. 

Even if that weren't true, downloading the larger files first doesn't
give you any benefit, since you have to download them all before
pkg proceeds with installing.



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