[pacman-dev] Download timeouts

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 18 05:31:31 UTC 2015

On 14/04/15 23:58, David Macek wrote:
> Hi.
> The MSYS2 package repositories are hosted on SF.net. Their balancers and/or mirrors are having problems from time to time and the users are then complaining about being unable to update databases or install packages. SF.net support says 10 seconds slow-timeout is too low. I didn't find many resources on this topic, but libalpm's source code suggests the timeout is non-configurable except when using an external downloader.
> Is it possible to increase the default timeout values, or to add an option to configure them in pacman.conf?

I will accept an option to be added to pacman.conf for this.

In fact...  just finish this patch off!


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