On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 11:33:58AM +0200, Matthias Klumpp wrote:
I already answered that question very extensively, I
think on this
list too (no only on disttributions(a)fd.o)
What question? ;)
However, I dislike the cache approach very much and
right now trying
other things which might solve the issue too, if upstream accepts my
Was really SQLite the problem? Which database are you using now?
Yes, the slowness was caused by sqlite (but that was a coupld of
years ago, I don't know if newer sqlite versions are faster).
Some users tend to have lots of repositories enabled, so the
number of packages that need to be stored in the database may
be quite big.
Yum also uses sqlite databses, but they create them on the server
for each repo, so the client never has to update them.
libsolv (and thus also libzypp) uses "solv" databases instead of
sqlite databases, like yum it uses one database for each repository
so that updating one repository is still fast when there are lots of
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