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Re: delta rebuild



On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 21:52 -0700, John Poelstra wrote:
> Every time I see this during a 'yum update' I wonder what it really 
> means or if it is a bug.
> 
> <delta rebuild> 22% [===     ] 277 kB/s |  50 MB     10:35 ETA
> 
> Isn't the kB/s being displayed for a CPU activity?  Usually this speed 
> output is associated with the network download speed.  It seems strange 
> to to see it in this context.  Is it really telling us anything useful?

it's a simple way to compare whether the delta RPM thing is saving you
any time. If that speed is faster than your download speed, it is...

(I don't know if that's the reasoning behind displaying it that way, but
it seems to work that way to me.)

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