No more deltarpms by default

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Fri Oct 17 18:10:49 UTC 2014

Am 17.10.2014 um 19:45 schrieb drago01:
> 1) deltarpms -> low bandwidth use but takes a while to apply the updates
> 2) no deltarpms -> high bandwidth use but faster updates application.
> So now people suggest the user (or the distro) has to either choose 1) or 2) ...
> What I am suggesting is adding a third option:
> 3) Use less bandwidth *and* apply updates fast (by fixing deltarpm).
> So if we have 3) the choice between 1) and 2) does not make much sense

but we *do not have* option 3 without change fundamentally how things 
are implemented, so yes - it would be fine - but decisions are already 
made by what we *have now* by *disable* it as default

so just stop arguing in theory when the topic is about what is possible

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