[aur-general] Huge packages in community

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sun May 3 13:35:30 EDT 2009

Angel Velásquez wrote:
[... snip ...]
> I maintain like 6 or more pcs with arch at home, so I don't like to
> download the things 6 times from internet, I bet this is not only my
> case, for example, a computer lab on an University of my country use
> arch in every machine, (600+ machines), they should have a local repo
> to update those machines eventually, I don't think that they are
> considering to spend their bandwidth in games...

May I instead suggest you use a caching proxy for your downloading of 
Arch packages?  That way you download only what you need, _and_ you do 
it only once.


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