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Re: Yum-presto (deltarpms) ready for testing.

On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 13:32 +0800, Hikaru Amano wrote:
> On 3/29/07, Jonathan Dieter <jdieter gmail com> wrote:
> > If you're asking about using presto for mirroring rather than updates,
> > I've put a little bit of thought into it and would like to have
> > something up and running soon.  We don't have the bandwidth to
> > continually mirror updates+extras, but we can put a few days into the
> > initial mirror and then use drpms for the updates.
> >
> > Jonathan
> >
> if it can regenerate the whole rpm it'll be nicer (something like
> applying patch to rpm) .. I dont know if this is possible or not .. if
> not its okay for me .. having deltaRPM in the first place already made
> me happy :D
> -- 
> -----------------------------------------------
> regards
> Hikaru
Sorry, I guess I wasn't clear.  That's what the plan is.  You would
download the deltarpm to your mirror and apply it to the older full rpm
sitting in your mirror and...presto! You've got the new full rpm!

Like I said, though, at the moment this is totally academic.  I haven't
coded it at all.


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