repodata - xz

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at
Sun Jun 22 06:11:19 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 8:28 PM, Jon <jdisnard at> wrote:

> Would it be too much trouble to use the sqlite data in DNF?
> I suppose it would be a step backwards to have our primary (future)
> tool using gzip metadata.

the information in the sqlite files is orded i a way the yum is using the
data, dnf parses the .xml files into another format used by libsolv.
the sqlite was invented because the yum .xml to sqlite format was slow and
has to happen on every client out there, so it was moved serverside to
speed up things.

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