./net/axel [tiny download accelerator]
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Version: 2.16.1, Package name: axel-2.16.1
Maintained by: The OpenBSD ports mailing-list
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Description
Axel does the same thing any other accelerator does: it opens more than
one HTTP/FTP connection per download and each connection transfers its
own, separate, part of the file.

Be forewarned that some FTP operators don't like it when you do this.
You may either specify a list of mirrors to use or tell the program to
search for mirrors.

Axel puts all the data in the right file, in the right order, at
download time. Axel is console-based and uses few system resources.


Filesize: 261.737 KB
Version History (View Complete History)
  • (2019-03-03) Updated to version: axel-2.16.1
  • (2011-01-05) Updated to version: axel-2.4
  • (2008-06-02) Updated to version: axel-1.1
  • (2008-04-01) Package added to openports.se, version axel-1.0b (created)
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CVS Commit History:

   2019-03-02 11:41:17 by Antoine Jacoutot | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Update to axel-2.16.1.
Joint work with tj@
   2019-03-02 11:41:17 by Antoine Jacoutot | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Update to axel-2.16.1.
Joint work with tj@
   2019-03-02 11:41:17 by Antoine Jacoutot | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Update to axel-2.16.1.
Joint work with tj@
   2019-01-06 07:50:49 by Daniel Jakots | Files touched by this commit (11)
Log message:
Replace urls using alioth.debian.org
They replaced it with a gitlab hosted on salsa.debian.org and they
provide alioth-archive.debian.org for the source archives, but
they didn't move everything there.
ok sthen@
   2015-09-18 13:35:05 by Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse | Files touched by this commit (7)
Log message:
sed -i
   2015-02-16 15:57:14 by Christian Weisgerber | Files touched by this commit (213)
Log message:
Drop USE_GROFF from ports where the formatting differences are acceptable
or mandoc provides the more useful output.
   2015-01-17 20:16:09 by Christian Weisgerber | Files touched by this commit (3349)
Log message:
Drop remaining MD5/RMD160/SHA1 checksums.
   2011-01-04 23:47:08 by Antoine Jacoutot | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Update to axel-2.4.
from Marius ROMAN, ok Girish Venkatachalam (maintainer)
   2011-01-04 23:47:08 by Antoine Jacoutot | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Update to axel-2.4.
from Marius ROMAN, ok Girish Venkatachalam (maintainer)
   2011-01-04 23:47:08 by Antoine Jacoutot | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Update to axel-2.4.
from Marius ROMAN, ok Girish Venkatachalam (maintainer)
   2010-10-18 12:37:00 by Marc Espie | Files touched by this commit (357)
Log message:
USE_GROFF=Yes
   2008-06-02 05:39:39 by Stuart Henderson | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
new version, moved to alioth.debian.org and fixes some bugs.
ok Girish Venkatachalam (MAINTAINER).
   2008-06-02 05:39:39 by Stuart Henderson | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
new version, moved to alioth.debian.org and fixes some bugs.
ok Girish Venkatachalam (MAINTAINER).