No more deltarpms by default

drago01 drago01 at
Mon Oct 6 13:53:56 UTC 2014

On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 3:48 PM, Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel at> wrote:
>   Hi,
>> > It would be nice to see if we can find ways to improve the performance
>> > of the deltarpm reconstruction instead. Much of the time is spent on
>> > compression/decompression tasks which *should* be massively parallel
>> s/massively parallel/not done at all/ ... but we had this discussion
>> each time this comes up. There is no point in compressing something
>> just to uncompress it a few minutes later.
> IIRC the problem is that the _compressed_ rpm is signed, so things go
> "compress -> check sig -> uncompress" and you can't cut the compress
> +uncompress without also cutting the signature check :(

Is the payload actually signed? The conclusion from the last
discussion was that only the header is signed (which in turn contains
the checksums of the files).

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