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Re: [opensuse] what is Delta-rpms? and Delta-iso?
  • From: "Amr Hamdy" <amr.el.sharnoby@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 21:24:44 +0200
  • Message-id: <5043bb0e0604071224k2bc3cc17w9c437417c4af1c47@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Oh yes thanks you very much :) .. now I got it delta=difference :)
But how may I download just the difference and apply it to the already
downloaded iso's or rpms I've??
:)I appreaciate your help

On 4/6/06, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> 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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