[Mageia-dev] Proposal for Mageia: implement bitorrent protocol to allow updates download

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Wed Jan 12 00:12:44 CET 2011

Le mardi 11 janvier 2011 à 20:03 +0100, Marcello Anni a écrit :
> hi all,
> i have one question (maybe it can be a proposal): is it possible to implement 
> the torrent protocol to faster download the updates of the distro? it could be 
> an interesting features for the coming Mageia releases

I think the issue of faster download could be simply taken care by
having more mirror, or faster one.

I had under the impression that some ISP throttle down bittorrent, and
that it may not be very nat and firewall friendly..
Michael Scherer

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