Software Management call for RFEs

James Antill james at
Wed May 29 21:06:01 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 20:33 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:

> I did some tests and cold cache performance tests on an old Debian 
> installation.  Performance with cold caches is more than adequate. 
> Full-text searches take about two seconds.  Package installation reaches 
> the confirmation prompt (after dependency resolution) in less than three 
> seconds, even for ridiculously complex tasks such as installing the 
> entire KDE desktop (365 additional packages on my test system).
> In contrast, on Fedora or RHEL systems, 30 seconds for dependency 
> resolution with a cold cache are common, plus around 6 seconds for 
> loading all the Python code for yum.  /usr/bin/time reports much more 
> I/O than it does non Debian (about ten times as much, as reflected in 
> the wall clock time).

 Yeh, it's almost like yum is dealing with more data:

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