[RHEL question] why is beta 2 so much smaller?

Andy Blanchard zocalo at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 15:57:53 UTC 2010

On 15 August 2010 11:52, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:

>  based on the datestamps in the filenames, i would think that second
> ISO is the latest x86_64 image, but it looks odd that it's
> significantly smaller than the earlier one.  or am i misinterpreting
> what i'm looking at?  thanks.

Fedora is switching to LZMA compression for RPM files which offers
better compression that the current format (BZ2, IIRC).  I'd guess
that Red Hat has just moved some or all of the RPMs in RHEL over to
the new format.


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