Timeouts uploading to Hackage
ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Mon Mar 23 11:26:35 EDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 08:05:32AM -0700, Don Stewart wrote:
> > Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > > A couple of users have reported timeouts uploading to Hackage.
> > > I've noticed upload times taking longer and longer of previous weeks.
> > Uploads to Hackage have been rather flaky since day one, in my
> > experience. I have often had two or three timeouts or complete hangs
> > before an attempt finally succeeds. Since Hackage is hosted on the same
> > machine as darcs.haskell.org, which also has had numerous connection
> > problems, I just assumed this was normal.
> Shouldn't have any connection problems since we switched the routers 3
> or 4 months ago. I wonder though how expensive the upload script is (it
> has to regenerate some things that are now quite big?)
I experienced the same thing myself on the weekend, but I don't know
what's causing it. The largest generated file is 10MB in the pipe,
compressing to 840KB. The machine has 1.5GB.
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