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



On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 06:45:03 +0200,
  Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> 
> I also hope we'll see LZMA payloads soon. Gzip is really bad. Other
> distributions have at least been using bzip2, which compresses
> significantly better, but Fedora refused it for CPU consumption reasons.
> LZMA is faster than bzip2, at least for decompression, and usually
> compresses better. (It compresses a lot better than gzip in any case.)

And not just for rpms. I am hoping that mksquashfs is able to use lzma
before f12 is released as that will shrink the live images quite a bit.


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