[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/2] Add manpage for pkgdelta
ataraxia937 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 22:41:07 EDT 2011
On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 10:23 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Ray Kohler <ataraxia937 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +'pkgdelta' is used to create package delta files between two versions of the same package. These files are essentially binary patches. linkman:pacman can download deltas instead of full package upgrades, and use them with the previous versions of packages (in the package cache) to synthesize the upgraded version of the packages. This likely reduces download sizes for upgrades significantly.
> Linewrap at 80 next time, I did it for you when applying this.
I actually thought I had done so - I confused vim's "soft"
linewrapping with "real" linewrapping.
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