[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions for the ISO

Olivier Thauvin nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org
Sat Nov 6 23:43:34 CET 2010

* andre999 (andr55 at laposte.net) wrote:
> Olivier Thauvin a écrit :
>> Nothing deny you to start to work on this and then submit you code. It's
>> what I did for the mirrors tools :)
> Good idea :)
> The arrival of Mageia is motivating me to contribute more, something  
> I've always put off doing with Mandriva (except to Bugzilla and forums).
> Maybe I can find a language a bit more friendly (to me) than Perl ?

Perl is preferred since a) the whole BS is in perl, b) it is the
language we mostly know (AFAIK).

But do as you want, since the script is properly documented.

>> Nothing is really big on mirrors, but the results is.
> But if we can reduce 10MB updates to 1MB, that would be a big benefit  
> for downloading updates.  Especially for low bandwidth users.
> And I think that the % update will likely be much more than that.
> Don't forget that commercial updates (often erroneously referred to as  
> patches) are often delta (by file) updates, as being proposed.

Exactly what I said, nothing is big... But it come in addition to others


Olivier Thauvin
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