[arch-general] Howto find alternate ABS source download mirror?

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 18:11:25 EDT 2011

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 12:05 AM, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> Guys,
>  Where do I find a list of ABS download mirrors?
>  I was working with ffmpeg and the download from ftp.archlinux.org was
> painfully slow due to the throttled connection. Is there somewhere mirrors
> for ABS sources are listed? Usually it doesn't matter because most sources
> are relatively small, but with packages like ffmpeg (50 meg), the throttling
> difference can be extreme. Thanks.
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

I think you're mixing things up, ABS doesn't hold sources, they are
defined in the PKGBUILDS, they are just urls.

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