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Re: Parallel downloads

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Parallel downloads
Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2019 15:50:04 +0100
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Joshua Branson <address@hidden> skribis:

> Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi,
>> Is there any plan to support parallel downloads?  Currently downloads are a
>> bottleneck for `guix install / upgrade`, parallel downloads could reduce
>> the operation duration by an order of magnitude.
> On a related note, would getting guix to download substitutes via IPFS
> mean that one could update one's system faster? 

Potentially!  For that I encourage people to pick up the work on
<> and to start experimenting
with substitutes on IPFS.


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