Bug#922240: ftp.debian.org: consider switching to merged pdiffs

2019-02-13 Thread Joerg Jaspert
On 15312 March 1977, Julian Andres Klode wrote: It might make sense to consider switching to merged pdiffs, which generate one Pdiff from each generation to the latest one. This can be done either by preserving old index files and creating pdiffs from them, or simply by concatenating the new

Bug#922240: ftp.debian.org: consider switching to merged pdiffs

2019-02-13 Thread Niels Thykier
On Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:32:24 +0100 Julian Andres Klode wrote: > Package: ftp.debian.org > Severity: wishlist > > > I'd like to reopen the discussion about the pdiff format on > the archive. Currently a pdiff is generated for each generation > of the archive, which means that apt has to fetch 4

Bug#922240: ftp.debian.org: consider switching to merged pdiffs

2019-02-13 Thread Julian Andres Klode
Package: ftp.debian.org Severity: wishlist I'd like to reopen the discussion about the pdiff format on the archive. Currently a pdiff is generated for each generation of the archive, which means that apt has to fetch 4 pdiffs per day it has to catch up. This means that for a 10 day interval, we