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pm2ml: generate metalinks for pacman download

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – pm2ml (pacman2metalink) is basically a spiritual successor to pacman2aria2. It generates fully-compliant (afaik) metalinks for pacman download operations. Use them to download files faster via parallel and segmented downloads. It's also useful if you want to download files on a different computer.The package also includes ppl, which is basically a successor of powerpill-light, As with powerpill-light, ppl is just a simple Bash script that uses pm2ml. Open it up, see how it works, and then write your own script to suit your needs.Things pm2ml does that pacman2aria2 doesn't:* generates (HowTos)