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Re: up2date, mirror repositories, and performance



> 
> If Fedora actually becomes super popular, it will need to scale.
> I'd hope that up2date would just point to a torrent tracker, and
> bittorrent would fetch the files.
> This is exactly what bittorrent is supposed to do.
> Too bad I couldn't code my way out of a paper bag, or I'd put my code
> where my mouth is.


Bittorrent does NOT work for MANY small files.
it only works well for single LARGE files or full dirs of files that
result in a large size.

<50M bittorrent doesn't payoff.

-sv





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