Why is updating so slow?

anthony baldwin anthonybaldwin at optonline.net
Wed Jan 24 02:51:47 GMT 2007

Gary Hodges wrote:

>I have an incredible connection at work.  Updating 100-200 MB is
>painfull.  Not in a 56k sense, but it takes way longer than it should.
> The download speed is never constant either.  It will go from snail
>to blazing and back to snail.  Rinse and repeat.  As an example, time
>to completion will range from 5+ hours to 50 seconds depending at what
>part of the cycle I'm on.
Likely depends on traffic, bandwidth issues at either end,
how many users are accessing the same files or repository at the same 
moment...that kind of thing.


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