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Re: RFDisscusion: Big Packages.gz and Statistics and Comparing solution

Goswin Brederlow <goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>Also think of the benefit when updating. With some extra code on the
>client side (for example in apt) a pseudo deb can be created from the
>installed version and then rsynced against the new version.

Coo, yes, and you don't even need that much extra code: check in
/var/cache/apt/archives, and otherwise dpkg-repack. That would be nice.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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