[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Order downloads by descending max_size
allan at archlinux.org
Thu Aug 12 22:03:31 UTC 2021
On 13/8/21 12:18 am, Charlie Sale wrote:
>>This sort is unlikely to optimal, but optimality would be much harder
> Do you have anything in mind that would be more optimal? Should I take a
> different strategy?
>> The ideal situation is to have 1 large download running to soak up
> Would it be better to search for any really large packages (much larger
> than the rest), put those at the top of the
> list, and then leave everything else unsorted? Would that be too slow as
I think aiming for optimal would require too much complexity in the
ordering. I'm happy with a plain sort if it is an improvement.
I'll run some with and without this patch and report back. I suggest
others do too.
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