[aur-general] Why is aur.archlinux.org so slow? :(

Nathan Wayde kumyco at konnichi.com
Fri Sep 10 07:10:56 EDT 2010

On 10/09/10 11:59, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Philipp Überbacher
> <hollunder at lavabit.com>  wrote:
>> Excerpts from Sven-Hendrik Haase's message of 2010-09-10 01:27:39 +0200:
>>>   Whenever I try uploading a reasonably large package to
>>> aur.archlinux.org, my average speed is around 500KB/s. This appears to
>>> be an artificial limitation since a server would have at least
>>> 10/10MBits uplink. I therefore request the speed limit to be disabled in
>>> order to be able to upload large packages with all available bandwidth
>>> to increase productivity.
>>> Or is there a reason for the limit?
>>> -- Sven-Hendrik
>> Maybe I misunderstand something here, but my average upload to AUR is
>> 600 Bytes, so the speed really doesn't matter. What do you upload there?
>> --
>> Philipp
>> --
>> "Wir stehen selbst enttäuscht und sehn betroffen / Den Vorhang zu
>> und alle Fragen offen." Bertolt Brecht, Der gute Mensch von Sezuan
> Binary packages like sage-mathematics (over a GiB for both architectures).

AUR isn't a binary repository, all it's intended to store are PKGBUILDs 
scripts that aid the PKGBUILD .install files, .desktop files, and other 
small files not including sourcecode.

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