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Re: Lack of update information



On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 13:17 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>  1) Having createrepo have to parse the entire cpio metadata to
> look for a particular file would be insanely slow
> 2) I just picked a random package I maintain. The ChangeLog is
> 1.4MB uncompressed, 326k compressed. Even if that's larger than
> typical, imagine scaling that out across 7000 source packages,
> and then the size of the resulting XML to download...

Not to mention that the CHANGELOG is typically in the -docs package,
whereas the repo being generated may not /have/ the -docs package.

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Jesse Keating
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