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Re: Popularity of bzr-builddeb and dh-make

On 19/10/2012 12:54, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Delta compression should always take care of that, no matter how you
> organize your repository.

It only works if your things are bitwise similar in the first place. But does
pristine-tar's delta bear any semblance to the original copy of the file? If you
store two copies of a file, one uncompressed and one gzipped, git's delta
compression probably wouldn't be able to take care of that.

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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