Jigdo - A Professional Letter to Mike McGrath

Jonathan Steffan jonathansteffan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 22:18:37 UTC 2007

On Thu, 06 Dec 2007 22:53:22 +0100
Till Maas <opensource at till.name> wrote:

> On Do Dezember 6 2007, Jonathan Steffan wrote:
> > The current updates system is getting better each release, but I
> > think we should adjust our policies to also have an
> > “updates-archive” repository. This repository will include all
> > signed updates that had once lived in the updates repo, for the
> > duration of the releases life-cycle. I don't expect all mirrors
> > would want to carry this extra
> Once the repositories are presto enabled, an updates-archive with all
> the delta rpms would not take as much space as a full rpm repository
> but provide the same functionality.

Yes, this is correct. I left it out of the letter due to the need for a
specific client to deal with the presto data. PyJigdo could do such a
task, if this is the route we want to go.

Jonathan Steffan
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