F7 Plan (draft)
skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Tue Dec 19 17:46:45 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 12:33 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> seth vidal (skvidal at linux.duke.edu) said:
> > > Hm, is this using raw sqlite? I'd like to avoid this, if possible.
> > why? It's how we're going to make a big dent in yum's startup time.
> Just to avoid changing the repository format too many times. While it
> is part of iterative development, it's the sort of thing we'd like
> to keep stable.
It wouldn't be removing the other format. Just adding this format as a
step on the way. Also yum would be able to handle both .xml files and
the .db files - it would just be much faster hitting the db files.
Otherwise I'm not sure what else we can do to make the metadata
importing much faster.
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