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

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 18:13:55 EDT 2011

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 12:11 AM, Karol Blazewicz
<karol.blazewicz at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, should have checked the PKGBUILD in question first. indeed,
ffmpeg is one of the packages we have sources in
Sorry for the noise.

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