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Re: Ready for new RPM version?



On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 08:38:19PM +0200, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-02-27 at 13:22 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-02-27 at 20:13 +0200, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> > > If we are going to switch, someone (probably myself) will need to
> > > patch deltarpm to support LZMA payloads (which will hopefully be
> > > fairly trivial).
> > > 
> > 
> > Jonathan,
> >  would it be worthwhile to re-approach the rpm devs about deltarpm
> > merging?
> 
> I wasn't aware they'd ever been approached, but it sounds good to me.
> Michael Schroeder, upstream for deltarpm, normally follows this list,
> but I'm CC'ing him anyhow.

We're using lzma (now xz) compressen since openSUSE 11.0 (released
almost a year ago), so it's indeed pretty trivial.

(Regarding "merging": it's a standalone tool. You could bundle it
with rpm, though.)

Cheers,
  Michael.

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