[pacman-dev] Some pacman and delta test results
shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 13:47:31 EST 2007
On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 10:05:22AM -0500, Nathan Jones wrote:
> 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... 184.108.40.206
> > Connecting to home.insightbb.com|220.127.116.11|: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 think that's exactly what it did on my system, during the last upgrade from
your repo. It also worked fine.
To Dale : why do you use wget-xdelta.sh? Nathan added xdelta support to
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