[CentOS-devel] Delta RPMs disabled by default?

Wed Jul 9 13:56:30 UTC 2014
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 07/09/2014 02:32 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 07/09/2014 08:20 AM, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
>> On 07/08/2014 07:12 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>> We may still do drpms if enough people use them and ask for it.
>> Ok, granted, I may be biased since I wrote the yum-presto plugin (which 
>> has now been merged into yum), but please do create deltarpms once 
>> you've done the initial release.  I've really appreciated the fact that 
>> they were available for CentOS 6, and would love them to continue to be 
>> available for CentOS 7.
> yes. we are going to do drpms.
>> I did notice that CentOS 6 did carry far more old drpms than Fedora 
>> does; if extra space is an issue, I'd suggest carrying a maximum of 2 
>> drpms per package: release -> current and current-1 -> current.
> I was thinking more about something like 5 drpms;
> Also, i didnt realise one could do arbitary point in time drpms. I
> thought it was just --num-deltas XX, and it would generate XX of the
> latest e:v-r deltas. How does one have createrepo generate
> $release->current and $current-1 -> $current ?
> or is it a case of just generating all of them and rm -f'ing them before
> push to mirror ?

OK, the updates, extras. and centosplus repos of CentOS 7 now have drpms
... let me know here if there are issues.

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