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Re: Better repodata performance



On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 02:13 -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> The point is the new repodata format was proposed to improve on what
> yum had, but I'm convinced it's a step backwards as it stands.  It
> does offer one immediate advantage to the user, namely, the faster
> download of information needed for an initial dependency resolution,
> but, in the long run, you end up waiting longer for downloads, on
> total.

Please, if we're going to change the repodata _again_, let's keep
backwards compatibility this time. It's bad enough that yum in FC3 can't
use repositories created on a standard FC2 system; we don't want that
again in FC4. 

-- 
dwmw2


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