[maemo-users] About Process

From: Denis Dimick dgdimick at gmail.com
Date: Mon Jul 14 19:25:40 EEST 2008
I think Marius is correct, apt-get will spawn child process, one for each
repository, hoever, when downloading and installing via "apt-get install"
there should only be one http process running to retrieve the application
for install.


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 7:06 AM, Marius Vollmer <marius.vollmer at nokia.com>

> "ext Zhenghe Zhang" <Zhenghe.Zhang at plenware.com> writes:
> > If you want to download three packages ,you will see three processes of
> > "/usr/lib/apt/methods/http". And if you want to download ten package
> > ,you will see ten processes.
> I don't think this is true.  Apt-get will use one "http" process per server
> for parallel downloading, not one per package.
> > I want to ask you about controling the processes of "http".I would like
> > to limit the number of the process when download many packages.
> You can use the Acquire::Queue-Mode setting.  See the "apt.conf" man
> page.
> Since we have so many repositories and since that seems to cause some
> problems, we should probably use
>    Acquire::Queue-Mode "access";
> by default.
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