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Re: Better repodata performance (was: redhat abe)



On Jan 30, 2005, seth vidal <skvidal phy duke edu> wrote:

>> In other words, you have somehow proved that it's impossible to both
>> have better behavior and still be maintainable?  This is quite a
>> breakthrough in software engineering! :-)

> No, I'm just trying to keep folks, including myself, from doing a lot of
> work that ends up being a real serious pain for years on end.

Like trying to get everybody to agree on a format that is specifically
designed to get every user to download a multi-megabyte file every
time a repository has any change whatsoever?

If you're trying to avoid real serious pain for years on end too,
we're on the same boat :-)

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Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva {lsd ic unicamp br, gnu.org}


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