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Re: [opensuse] what is Delta-rpms? and Delta-iso?
  • From: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 03:25:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <44346DF5.6060806@xxxxxxx>
Hi,

Amr Hamdy schrieb:
> Hello, :)
> What is Delta-rpm? what's the difference between it and the normal rpm
> backages?

Delta-RPM packages contain only the differences between two normal rpm
packages, so you save download time for updates.

> and what's delta-iso ? and what's the difference between it and the normal
> iso cd images?

Delta-ISOs contain only the differences between two normal ISO images,
so you save download time for updates.

The mechanism usually reduces downloads by 90%.

Regards,
Carl-Daniel
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