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

Øyvind Heggstad mrelendig at har-ikkje.net
Wed Oct 12 08:08:22 EDT 2011

On Mon, 10 Oct 2011 17:05:32 -0500
"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.
 You can check out at the same commit that the tarball is from the git
 tree, or just grab the latest git version. It is fairly "safe" as
 there isn't often any breakage in the ffmpeg tree.

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