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Re: [opensuse] openSUSE @ Google Summer of Code 2006
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 09:48:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060428074818.GA20633@xxxxxxx>
> I have one idea - its about to union ability of YAST System Update and
> drpmsync, so System Update can do update using drpmsync mirrors. In
> that case, Yast System Update do not need to download the whole
> rpm-package of package A ver. 0.1 to update it to 0.2.1. It only need
> to download the delta of that rpms and apply it. It will decrease
> bandwidth for all, and decrease cost of update for some users. As i
> know, realizing that feature require the modification of the client
> subsystem and a server-side infrastructure.

You mean like the delta RPMs we use for online update in 9.3 and 10.0

Ciao, Marcus

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