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Re: [opensuse] openSUSE @ Google Summer of Code 2006
  • From: SunSunich <sunsunich@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 11:56:03 +0400
  • Message-id: <20060428115603.75ea4db2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 28 Apr 2006 09:48:18 +0200
Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> >
> > 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
> already?
>
> Ciao, Marcus

Yes, like that, but for whole system update. Actualy i forgot that such
feature already used for online update. May be it will be not so hard
to mirror that feature on System Update.

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