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File downloading.


Danny Rawlins


Make it easier and less frequent to get timeouts when downloading with pkgutils.


Sourceforge is not very reliable so I choose to pick a mirror myself.

Add a line like this to /etc/hosts

You can also add mirrors to /etc/pkgmk.conf, where pkgmk will check for the sources first. This can be used to set up a local distfile cache:


pkgmk expects a flat directory directly containing all the source files, i.e. without subdirectories