Lagging while updating pkg, also adding pkg


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.

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