Advice for handling very large files in rpm
james at fedoraproject.org
Thu Apr 19 16:03:31 UTC 2018
On Thu, 2018-04-19 at 09:27 +0200, Florian Festi wrote:
> On 04/18/2018 07:56 PM, fabricio wrote:
> > You can also take a look at deltarpm, it might help your case.
> > https://www.certdepot.net/rhel7-get-started-delta-rpms/
> It would be interesting to know if deltarpm can deal with these kind
> of packages but I kinda doubt that the support for large packages has
> been implemented there yet.
Another point is that memory usage for generating deltarpms used to
scale with the size of the rpm, so there was a cap on the size of rpms
that would even be considered.
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