port selfupdate incredibly slow

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Mon Oct 15 19:42:50 PDT 2012

>     My system isn't overloaded. It's running inside a VM. I'm running a script inside an automated build system. The faster the build, the better. Twenty five seconds might seem short to you, but in the world of automated builds every second matters.

In that case, why not rely on the BuildBots instead of replicating all their effort locally 30 minutes after the fact?

>     As I mentioned before, there is an easy fix. Why not implement it?


Just use subversion instead of the tarballs.

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