[pacman-dev] Some pacman and delta test results

Nathan Jones nathanj at insightbb.com
Fri Nov 9 10:05:22 EST 2007

On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 09:01:57PM +1300, Dale Ogilvie wrote:
> Currently I'm running with pacman 3.1 using wget-xdelta.sh as an alternate 
> transfer method.
> I was a little surprized to get a delta download for pacman-git, 
> pacman-git-20071107-1_to_20071108-1-i686.delta  saving 1.1Mb on a 1.3Mb file.
> Applying delta...
> 1133389 bytes saved by xdelta.
> Then, I was a little bit surprized to not get a delta for Nathan's delta-test:
> http://home.insightbb.com/~nathanj/dt/deltatest-1.0.1-2_to_1.0.2rc3-1-i686.delta
>            => `deltatest-1.0.1-2_to_1.0.2rc3-1-i686.delta'
> Resolving home.insightbb.com...
> Connecting to home.insightbb.com||:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
> 20:51:10 ERROR 404: Not Found.
> Hmmm. Then, I got this:
> error: segmentation fault
> error: Internal pacman error: Segmentation fault.
> Please submit a full bug report with --debug if appropriate.

I made multiple updates to the deltatest package. If you go the UseDelta
route, it should download and apply 3 deltas:


I don't know why it is segfaulting.

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