DeltaRPM works great on Fedora Core 6 (yum presto plugin)

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Wed May 9 13:13:03 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 10:41:53AM +0300, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> So, my proposal is this: I would like to be able to uncomment the
> deltaurls in presto.conf, even though they point to a non-Fedora Project
> url (yes, I know this is against policy).

I think it is a bad idea to continue supporting deltaurls in 
presto.conf, even now.  It is also a bad idea to have any default 
configuration point to non-Fedora repos.

The documentation should instruct the users to add the deltaurls to 
the main *.repo files themselves.  This avoids the situation where 
non-Fedora URLs are being added automatically--the user has to do it 

> When (or if) FI starts generating deltarpms, I would then remove 
> the ability to set deltaurls in presto.conf from the next version of 
> yum-presto.

Deltaurls-in-presto.conf support should be removed ASAP.

> All people who upgrade to the new version of yum-presto would no longer
> be pointed to the test server and would instead grab the deltarpms
> directly from the official repositories.  I would maintain a redirect on
> the test server pointing to the official repositories for a long period
> of time after the transition has been made.

A redirect would still be fine if you would like to do that.

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