[Exherbo-dev] exherbo_repositories.tar.bz2 --> git

Alex Elsayed eternaleye+usenet at gmail.com
Wed May 16 22:59:00 UTC 2012


Alex Elsayed wrote:

> Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, 16 May 2012 14:34:50 -0700
>> Alex Elsayed <eternaleye+usenet at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> and it would likely also result in smaller fetches.
>> 
>> ORLY?
>> 
> 
> If the repositories don't change too much and the entries don't get
> reordered betwen runs, delta compression should reduce the size
> considerably.

This could certainly be improved further if summaries and versions were on 
different lines in the unavailable format, since the summaries change much 
less frequently.




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