lagging while updating pkg, also adding pkg
approx. time: hours (even a days)
where this come from?
There have been some discussions around slow registry operations, such as
One thing to try: reinstall the main registry:
pkg> registry rm General
The next time the registry is needed, it will be automatically reinstalled. That should also switch you over to the new registry location (no longer a github repo; could be faster).
There are also some windows specific issues worth checking out – see
Also issues with anti virus.