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Re: wrong xdeltas for libtool

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: wrong xdeltas for libtool
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 23:50:08 +0200 (CEST)

> > The xdelta generation for libtool is severely broken!  Using xdelta
> > version 1.1.3 with
> > 
> >   xdelta delta libtool-1.5.4.tar.gz libtool-1.5.6.tar.gz libtool.xdelta
> > 
> > I get a file which is 7KByte big, not 2.4MByte!
> > 
> We pass --pristine to turn off the gzip decompression, don't know why,
> but we do :-)

But this is completely useless!  The very advantage of xdelta files is
the small size.  Who wants xdelta files as big as the new .tar.gz

> You're deltafying the actual tar files, we're deltafying the tar.gz
> file.

???  You probably mean the opposite, don't you?


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