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Re: yum-presto not on by default



On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 9:37 AM, Yuan Yijun <bbbush yuan gmail com> wrote:
> 2009/9/25 Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs math uh edu>:
>>>>>>> "YY" == Yuan Yijun <bbbush yuan gmail com> writes:
>>
>> YY> This is an example of better hardware condition is actively seeking
>> YY> to prevent innovation ("not my problem").
>>
>> Regardless of how this comes out, I fail to understand how you can say
>> that when the entire system for generating these deltarpms exists and
>> nobody is talking about removing it.  How is that preventing anything at
>> all?
>>
>
> I'm sorry for my words. From my limited understanding, gzip is well
> known for its speed, while xz compression makes some broadband client
> unhappy. The point is to fix xz compresion. Well I really cannot find
> a good technical solution,

Well there are three options here:

1) Not compress at all (does not work due to signing issues)
2) Threaded compression (not implemented yet)
3) Use a lower compression level (probably the best option we have right now).


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