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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...

You know that you can easily turn off this feature by adjusting apt.conf:

   Acquire::Pdiffs { "false"; };



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