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Old 18th May 2012, 10:10 AM
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yum: parallel downloading

For those that missed this on the Devel list:

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/piper...ay/167122.html

I have installed this on F17, it is awesome!
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Old 18th May 2012, 11:19 AM
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Re: yum: parallel downloading

reminds me of this, which was (is?) working quite well also:
Yum Fast Downloader plugin
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Old 18th May 2012, 02:11 PM
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Re: yum: parallel downloading

Nice feature, although I think that parallel presto delta rebuilding (multi-core) would give a much bigger gain.
Downloading always tops out where the local rebuild gets to about 30 % of that number.
I don't know how feasible it is though.
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Old 18th May 2012, 02:28 PM
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Re: yum: parallel downloading

What I'd want is:

1) show the delta rpm download number of bytes before it gets to the Y/N prompt, there's lots of times I'm at a wireless cafe and want to do a yum update but don't want to do a huge hoggy download. I'd like to see if the presto size is huge or small before I commit to the download

2) lots of times Cntrl+C doesn't work right, maybe that last bullet on their list is going to fix that.
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Old 1st June 2012, 03:32 AM
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Re: yum: parallel downloading

In addition to parallel downloading and multicore delta rebuilds, if possible I'd like to see yum download the non-delta RPMs while it's doing the delta rebuild. I think a little bit of time could be shaved off the overall process by doing this.
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Old 1st June 2012, 11:03 AM
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Re: yum: parallel downloading

I would like to know presto final size before i hit Y, and I dont think parallel downloading is a big feature.
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