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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Callum Lerwick wrote:

On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 13:23 -0400, Peter Jones wrote:
CPU time isn't really an issue; the
output is being limited by disk i/o.  You're basically not going to be
cpu bound unless your target media is *extremely* fast.

... Have you ever used bzip2? It really is *that* slow. It can not keep
up with disk IO on any machine I've ever used.

bzip2 also uses quite a bit more memory than gzip, might be an issue in the somewhat constrained installer environment.

	- Panu -


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