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Re: Deltarpm xz problem with PPC generated rpms?



Andreas Schwab (schwab redhat com) said: 
> > 2. xz generates different compressed files when run on different
> > architectures
> 
> The problem is that the encoder uses different hash functions depending
> on the endianess.  The hash functions are defined in
> liblzma/lz/lz_encoder_hash.h, and are based on the values in
> lzma_crc32_table[0].  This table is different between big end little
> endian.

Not having looked at the algorithm... *why*? Is it really that big
of a difference?

Bill


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