delta rpms - can we turn them off

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at
Fri Jun 27 17:11:20 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 6:14 PM, Jon <jdisnard at> wrote:
> I personally tend to agree with Troy.
> We should consider defaulting to disable delta rpm at most, and at
> least comment the configs, or make things intelligent.
> For me, it takes longer to process delta rpm files than to download
> the actual full rpm, even on high end systems, or low end.
> I suppose in a way this goes back to the flame fest about the package
> updater knowing about network conditions.
> * With great network conditions, downloading full rpm might be optimal
> to the deltas.

You also put more pressure on the mirrors hosts' bandwidth.


> * With poor network conditions, deltas might be nice, but perhaps not
> with low end computer.
> -Jon
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