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Re: [opensuse-factory] UPdating factory [Was: libzypp.so.418()(64bit)missing.. ]
  • From: Petri Asikainen <paca@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 17:54:07 +0300
  • Message-id: <482AFD0F.9030801@xxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. wrote:

> If your network is very fast, your chances of getting caught diminish.
> My minimal download time is 4 hours, at maximun speed and with no
> problems, and not considering the install time of each packages; so in
> fact it gets closer to 6..8 hours. Yesterday I was at it more than 12
> hours and failed.
>

It would be great if zypper have a option to download and cache all packages first and then start installing. It would make installation more reliable. There must be enhancement request on tracker for that.

Other nice option would be parallel fetch of packages. so next packages are downloading when first is installing. That would cut update times.

Cheers,

Petri

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