Re: Apt and rsync... I know...
Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > Delta sizes are:
> > rdiff 7302952
> > rdiff (gzip -9) 2423336
> > svndelta 1793107
> > svndelta (gzip -9) 1539271
> > xdelta (-0) 1751110
> > xdelta (-9) 935281
rsync (gzip -9) 2487882
Numbers were obtained using the experimental batch mode. Only the delta
file size is included. Not surprisingly, they are quite similar to
> > svndelta is quite CPU-intensive, compared to the others. (I'm not sure
> > if it's because of the base64 encoding, which isn't included in the
> > numbers above.) xdelta and rdiff use comparable amounts of CPU time
> > (with and without compression). xdelta seems to need memory proportional
> > to the size of the input files, which might be a problem.
xdelta needs all data in core, and is suitable for small patches only.
> And what does rsync say? Ucompressed, gzip -9 and gzip with
> --rsyncable please.
Why do you want rsyncable rsync deltas?
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