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Re: Signing server? (Re: Updates testing for F-11)

On 06/12/2009 08:14 AM, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 12.06.2009, 05:34 +0200 schrieb Kevin Kofler:

>> I don't see what it buys our users if they get one big update over 2 small
>> ones. 
> In most cases the biggest part (consuming time and cpu cycles) of the
> updates is not installing them but everything else like checking for new
> packages, downloading the metadata,

This portion of the list is saved.

> calculating dependencies,
> downloading the packages and running the transaction test. Especially
> for small updates this takes much more time than the actual "rpm -U"
> part.

But this portion of your list is dependent on the size of the
transaction so it isn't going to halve the time to go from two small
updates to a single large update here.


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