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Re: Announcing Fedora Activity Day - Fedora Development Cycle 2009



Björn Persson wrote:
> 
> A program similar to Jigdo could speed this up. Transfer only the RPM packages 
> (taking advantage of hard links) and information on what packages are in each 
> ISO image, and then recreate the ISO images at the destination. That way each 
> package would only be transferred once, regardless of how many ISO images it 
> occurs in.
> 


Jigdo doesn't work in Fedora unless you want to implement a
self-compiling jigdo creator. Why? 'Cause old Fedora updates are not
kept on mirrors. A Jigdo file you create today may not work next week.
Bad, bad, bad. k?


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