yum-presto not on by default

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Sep 23 14:23:31 UTC 2009

On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, James Antill wrote:

> No, we have at least 3 problems I think:
> 1. Nobody wants to download uncompressed rpms, if they don't have
> presto.
> 2. gig signature is over the rpm data (and thus. is over compressed
> data).
> 3. createrepo sha256 data is over the entire rpm (and thus. is over
> compressed data).
> ...but to me this is all a _problem_in_xz_, not presto/deltarpms. If
> nobody can fix xz before F12 GA then IMNSO we should revert the
> compression to something that works ... the minor savings in xz
> compression isn't worth as much as delta's.



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