speed of yum

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 05:35:26 UTC 2011

On 11/28/2011 10:55 AM, Ranjan Maitra wrote:

> Is yum considered to be a GUI application? Anyway, an aspect of
> yum which may be helpful to look at is that when used with presto, it
> never tells you how much it is going to really download. What I mean is
> that it says Total download size: 110 M (say), but that amount is not
> accounting for presto which will reduce the haul to much less. I think
> that it would be more helpful to have a(nother) note saying how much it
> will download. What good is it to have a note after the event that says
> that presto reduced the download to 6% or whatever. Makes it look like
> department store receipts that nowadays suggest that you "saved" xx% on
> a sale item....

This is in bugzilla but it can't change unless the plugin is merged into
core yum because plugin hooks don't allow for the delta metadata to be
downloaded before the plugin is initiated.


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