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Re: Does XDELTA allow patch upgrade?

>1.) Having a xdelta (=binary diff) of each package in unstable with the 
>corresponding package in stable
>2.) Downloading the unstable xdelta, which contains only differences. The 
>local workstation would reconstruct the unstable package with the downloaded 
>xdelta and the stable package on the local CDROM (stable CDROMs are always 
>easily available).

scenario : you have changed a config file. now the reconstruction does not
work, so the xdelta does not work, so your system gets broken.

no, thank you. the xdelta could only help, if you keep the original files on
your hard disk. but who has so much hard disk space ? bandwidth for
transfereing files is easier.


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