No more deltarpms by default

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Fri Oct 17 15:52:54 UTC 2014

On 10/17/2014 05:07 PM, drago01 wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at> wrote:
>> On 10/17/2014 04:24 PM, Tom Rivers wrote:
>>> On 10/17/2014 10:05, drago01 wrote:
>>>> Because it makes no sense and pushes it to the user. The os (i.e we)
>>>> should handle that. In that case we should do both 1) have lower
>>>> bandwith requirements (i.e use deltas) *and* 2) have fast installation
>>>> of updates. Those two goals are not mutually exclusive. Its just the
>>>> current implementation that is lacking. So instead of messing with
>>>> questions during the installation we should just fix that.
>>> If the proper configuration can be determined automagically,
>> Well a package installer can't have the knowledge which would be required to
>> determine such a decision.
>> E.g. though a user could be connected via a fast connection he may have a
>> limited download contingent or could be charged at a high rate per download
>> volume.
>> I.e. I don't see a possibility but to leave the final decision to the user.
> Did you even read my mail? The point is there shouldn't be a choice to
> be made in the first place. Which makes "how to choose what" moot.
Did you read my mail? I say, "no choice" is inapplicable, non-useful, 
naive non-sense.

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