Using zsync for .deb downloads: initial benchmark results

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Jul 14 17:43:48 BST 2009

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 19:19:31 +0300 Lars Wirzenius <lars at> wrote:
> Because most of the packages using lzma are related,
>  it is probably not realistic to make them use gzip --rsyncable due
>  to CD size limits, but it might be possible to use them for updates
>  that don't get put into CDs.

Starting in Karmic we are also using lzma extensively in the KDE packages.  
KDE presents the same issues wrt CD sizes as OOo.

Scott K

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