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Re: proposal for a more efficient download process

Tyler MacDonald <tyler@yi.org> writes:

> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>> That is quite unacceptable. We have debs in debian up to 160Mb
>> (packed) and 580Mb unpacked. That would require 2.7 Gb and nearly 10Gb
>> ram respectively.
>> Seems to be quite useless for patching full debs. One would have to
>> limit it to a file-by-file approach.
> 	True.. It'd probably only be efficient if the deltas were based on
> the contents of the .deb's before they're packed.

That is pretty much a given anyway imho.


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