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Re: rsync and rawhide



On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Jeremy Portzer (jeremyp pobox com) said: 
> > If the rsync tree was built into ISOs, or some other larger archive
> > files that could be loopback-mounted, it would be a better situation for
> > rsync.  It can then check for differences in the old and new versions
> > and only download the differences. 
> 
> Building rawhide as ISOs would a) complicate the build process b)
> make it more of a hassle to grab a single fix.

I was thinking of it in addition to, not in place of, the existing tree

> Adding ISOs in *addition* to the files would lead to a rather dramatic
> increase in disk space required.

At least right now, it looks like 2 gigs for SRPMs, and 2 gigs for each 
architecture. I'm not sure there'd be much demand for more than i386....

later,
chris




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