Bug 984529 - [rfe] fastest mirror
[rfe] fastest mirror
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Zdeněk Pavlas
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Reported: 2013-07-15 08:49 EDT by Susi Lehtola
Modified: 2014-02-02 17:29 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: dnf-0.4.2-1.gitc1716d7.fc20
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Last Closed: 2013-10-09 10:20:56 EDT
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Description Susi Lehtola 2013-07-15 08:49:42 EDT
Dnf is blazing fast for resolving the transaction. Alas, this big speed difference wrt yum is often totally eaten up by yum using fastest mirrors. In my case I have a 100 MB connection at home, so yum usually downloads at ~8MB/s, while for dnf the speed can be just ~300kB/s.

dnf should get the same kind of mirror logic as in yum-fastestmirror.
Comment 1 Ales Kozumplik 2013-07-16 01:54:46 EDT
This is highly relevant, yet has to wait for the rest of the API/plugin API to be ready first. Give this some time please.
Comment 2 Tomas Mlcoch 2013-09-26 03:44:36 EDT
Current development version of Librepo (a library which is used by Dnf for downloading metadata and packages) has a LRO_FASTESTMIRROR which does same thing as the yum-fastestmirror:
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-01 09:52:03 EDT
dnf-0.4.2-1.gitc1716d7.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-02 02:49:29 EDT
Package dnf-0.4.2-1.gitc1716d7.fc20, librepo-1.2.0-1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.2-1.git4c51f65.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing dnf-0.4.2-1.gitc1716d7.fc20 librepo-1.2.0-1.fc20 hawkey-0.4.2-1.git4c51f65.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-10-09 10:20:56 EDT
dnf-0.4.2-1.gitc1716d7.fc20, librepo-1.2.0-1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.2-1.git4c51f65.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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