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Re: Lack of update information



On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 17:51 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:48:49PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Richard W.M. Jones (rjones redhat com) said: 
> > > Yum already pulls out lots of meta-info from the RPMs and stores it in
> > > its own database, eg:
> > > 
> > > $ zless repodata/primary.xml.gz
> > ...
> > 
> > *All* of that is in the RPM header. It's not pulling anything out of the
> > file payload.
> 
> So?  createrepo would need to parse a bit more of the RPM.
> 

Please, lets not make createrepo any slower.  A lot of hard work has
gone into getting it as fast as it is today, I don't want to see that
move the other direction.

-- 
Jesse Keating
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