How to enable parallel fetching?

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How to enable parallel fetching?

Postby vampirecoffee » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:20

Portage can fetch packages in the background while it's installing something else. (This is the default behavior.) Is there some way I can enable that in Entropy?
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Re: How to enable parallel fetching?

Postby Thev00d00 » Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:54

No, you fetch multiple packages at once using the --multifetch switch, but entropy doesn't order installs in any particular way, and until it does this is inherently unsafe to fetch and install, plus the install of a entropy package is a fraction of the time it takes to compile it, so the time spent downloading while installing would be very small.
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