Deltarpms will be available for F7 -> F8 upgrade

John Poelstra poelstra at
Tue Nov 13 00:31:54 UTC 2007

Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 23:31 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Jonathan Dieter wrote:
>>> Within the next five or six hours, there should be deltarpms available
>>> for upgrading from Fedora 7 to Fedora 8 using yum-presto.  More details
>>> when they become available.
>> Great. Is this planned to be default for Fedora 9?
> I really hope so.  The real issue is that the build system needs to be
> set up to generate the deltarpms and I don't know koji/bodhi.
> The idea is that when the buildsystem is able to generate deltarpms
> (hopefully very soon), we'll start making the official repositories
> presto-enabled.  *If* we don't have any problems, we *may* then make it
> the default for Fedora 9.
> Jonathan

Sounds like a definite Feature worth tracking and getting some attention 
drawn to it.

Let me know if you help with the feature page creation.


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