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Re: yum-presto not on by default



On 09/23/2009 07:17 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Andre Robatino (andre bwh harvard edu) said: 
>> If I understand correctly what the problem is - that successfully
>> xz-uncompressing a file requires being on the same endian arch as the
>> one it was compressed on - that's just wrong.  It shouldn't be
>> platform-dependent at all.
> 
> That is not the issue. There are two issues:
> 
> - Compressing a file on different arches, while it produces output
> that any arch can decompress, does produce *different* output.
> - Compression of xz is not fast.

Ah, OK.  But hasn't openSUSE been using xz in their deltarpms since 11.0
(over a year ago)?  What are they doing differently so they aren't affected?


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