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Re: Fresh Fedora 11 fetches 362MB+ of updates, where's deltaRPM?





--- On Fri, 6/12/09, Fernando Cassia <fcassia gmail com> wrote:

> From: Fernando Cassia <fcassia gmail com>
> Subject: Re: Fresh Fedora 11 fetches 362MB+ of updates, where's deltaRPM?
> To: sundaram fedoraproject org, "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: Friday, June 12, 2009, 12:25 AM
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 4:08 AM,
> Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org>
> wrote:
> 
> On 06/12/2009 12:35 PM, Fernando Cassia
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > Two quick observations:
> 
> >
> 
> > ONE:
> 
> > The system updater downloads and fetches 362.5 MB of
> fixes and updates
> 
> > on the first connection. Where is DeltaRPM?? Do I have
> to manually
> 
> > enable it?? Does it even work?. With DeltaRPM I
> certianly expected 50
> 
> > MB of "bindiffs" rather than fetching
> 362.5MB of full packages.
> 
> >
> 
> > Am I missing something in my reasoning?
> 
> 
> 
> # yum install yum-presto to enable
> it.
> Thanks Rahul, but I guess you meant: 
> 
> "Go to System->Administration-> Add/Remove
> Programs, and select yum-presto".
> 
> It's best not to assume that the user is comfortable
> with the command line, even while I have no problem doing
> so.
> 
> 
> Any idea why yum-presto isn't installed and enabled by
> default?. One would think it'd be in Redhat and its
> mirrors best interest to save bandwidth and time for all
> ....
> 
> Thanks!
> FC
> 

Fernando,

I was also looking forward to the presto stuff(at least at home I was with dialup).  Anyhow it seems that there were some change of plans along the way :(, Take a look here:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeaturePresto

Anyhow it should be a target for Fedora 12 :)

Regards,

Antonio 


      


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