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Re: rsync and rawhide



> The problem is that RPM is a compressed format.  Change one byte in it and
> there are chances ALL the remainder of the file is different.  One thing

gzip can be patched to avoid this. Debian have done so for apt/dpkg (Rusty
did a talk on this).  It was tried ages ago but caused a problem that should
now be fixed.

Another big problem for the ftp sites is that rsync is relatively cpu/mem
intensive so 3000 parallel rsyncs isnt too cool




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