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Re: These new diffs are great, but...

Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 08:35:41PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
>> Not really. pdiff's mainly reduce download size for low bandwidth
>> connections. file:// is pretty high bandwidth, you won't notice the
>> difference.
> I usually notice the difference -- the other way. "aptitude update" on a
> machine that hasn't been updated in a while suddenly takes minutes instead of
> seconds...

Same here. Very annoying on a box where you only update every few weeks
or something. Wouldn't it be possible to make snapshots every week and
only pdiff from this snapshot?



Bastian Venthur

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