repodata - xz

drago01 drago01 at
Sun Jun 22 11:26:31 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 8:11 AM, Tim Lauridsen <tim.lauridsen at> wrote:
> 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.

Well can't we change create repo to create xml.xz files (in addition
to .gz to preserve backwards compatibility) ?

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