XFree86 available via yum

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Oct 15 18:44:02 UTC 2003

> >
> HTTP has better access times, because it only needs one port open, and
> doesn't typically have a log in procedure for anonymous access.  Even anon
> FTP still has to log in for every file (or at least for every server).
> You can definately see the difference with APT, especially on higher
> latency connections.

yum uses http keepalive for all servers that support it - so you can
nicely pump down files/headers/whatnot w/o reopening the connection.


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