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Re: yum-presto not on by default



On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:23:31AM -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, James Antill wrote:
>> No, we have at least 3 problems I think:
>>
>> 1. Nobody wants to download uncompressed rpms, if they don't have
>> presto.
>>
>> 2. gig signature is over the rpm data (and thus. is over compressed
>> data).
>>
>> 3. createrepo sha256 data is over the entire rpm (and thus. is over
>> compressed data).
>>
>> ...but to me this is all a _problem_in_xz_, not presto/deltarpms. If
>> nobody can fix xz before F12 GA then IMNSO we should revert the
>> compression to something that works ... the minor savings in xz
>> compression isn't worth as much as delta's.
>>
>
> agreed.

The xz feature is among the Fedora 12 talking points, so I've made a
note to track this going forward.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Talking_Points

We'll need a heads-up to the Marketing list if there's a reversion
that affects F12 GA.

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