Better repodata performance

Dag Wieers dag at
Mon Feb 7 02:44:03 UTC 2005

On Sun, 29 Jan 2005, Alexandre Oliva wrote:

> On Jan 29, 2005, "Charles R. Anderson" <cra at WPI.EDU> wrote:
> > Why all the complication when a general-purpose algorithm, rsync,
> > already exists to solve this problem?
> It doesn't do very well on compressed files, and there aren't a lot of
> rsync-enabled web proxies out there.

You may like this RFE:

gzip has an --rsyncable option that is missing from the python zlib 
implementation. If python/zlib could be taught this, and createrepo 
is able to use it, the metadata would be rsyncable (improves 
transferspeed for repo maintainers/mirrors).

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