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



On Sat, 2004-07-24 at 17:12 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-07-24 at 15:24, seth vidal wrote:
> > > 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.
> > > 
> > 
> > I'm very happy for apt. But bzip2 is not available in all places (python
> > 2.2 on rhl 7.3?)
> 
> My knowledge on python is near zero, but do you really need to use a
> native a "native API" to call an external program (/usr/bin/bunzip2)?
> 

I'd rather not call out to some program, if at all possible, it makes
things ugly.

-sv




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