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Re: Building .ko from from SRPM, what reduces .ko file size between 'make' and RPM?



On Fri, 2009-02-27 at 17:33 +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-02-27 at 17:11 +1100, David wrote:
> > By the way, I live in a remote location with poor quality dialup
> > internet so sadly I cannot possibly keep my installation at the latest
> > update of all packages between DVD releases.
> >
> > I'll be really grateful for any tips on the above, thanks. David
> 
> I don't know if it's around for the latest release, but some time ago
> there was a delta update system available.  Basically, many of the
> updates only require small changes from the previously installed
> version, so the delta update would only update the bits that changed,
> rather than replace the entire old package with an entirely new package.
> 
> Someone might say if you can still do this.  It would help, enormously,
> with keeping a system up to date over dialup.

It is still up and running for i386/x86_64.  Please see
http://presto.fedorahosted.org for more details.

Jonathan

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