delta rpm for yum. is it in the works?
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Mar 3 08:20:29 UTC 2007
Valent Turkovic wrote:
>> It isnt targeted for any particular release but there is work being done
>> at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/YumDeltaRPM
> Sorry if my tone seams a bit rough; but a wiki page means nothing to
> us users. Is anybody working on this? How seriously are you doing
All these are answered in the page above. The project has a owner and
implementation is mostly done. The last status message is
Why isn't it implemented already in FC6 and is it planed for F7?
> Others have this nailed a long time ago (in distro time), so I don't
> think that Red Hat/Fedora team is any less competend to do this, but
> only IF they recognise the importance of such feature!
> And it is a REALLY important feature.
There is always lot more to do than one can within a release. A lot of
details around the implementation tends to be as per distribution
policy. Since Fedora tends to stay closer to upstream and number of
updates are high, the accumulate delta's can often by bigger than a
direct update. You cant pledge or donate money to Fedora directly. If
you are interested there are other ways to help.
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