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Re: createrepo/rpm-metadata repository format creator ver 0.3.4



On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 22:24, seth vidal wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 15:54 +0200, Matias Feliciano wrote:
> > Le ven 23/07/2004 à 07:13, seth vidal a écrit :
> > > [...]
> > > http://linux.duke.edu/metadata/generate/createrepo-0.3.4.tar.gz
> > > http://linux.duke.edu/metadata/generate/createrepo-0.3.4-1.src.rpm
> > > 
> > > [...]
> > > primary.xml.gz - this holds the primary metadata for the packages
> > >                  (names, summary, requires, provides, deps, etc)
> > 
> > bzip2 instead of gzip ?
> > apt use bzip2.
> > 
> 
> bzip2 is more processor intensive
apt uses bzip2 for its repositories for quite a while. The processor
load this had introduced had never been an actual problem. Conversely,
users on low bandwith connections had appreciated it.

Ralf





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