[Yum] Re: yum 3.2.13 released

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Mar 24 20:44:29 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 21:10 +0100, Bart van Kuik wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
>  > Additionally, James Antill has committed
>  > some code that slightly increases memory use during depsolving but
>  > increases the speed of certain depsolving routines between 30% and
> Hi,
> For people using yum on systems with limited resources (virtual machines 
> or small footprint systems), it would be great if memory consuming 
> options could be influenced through a setting in /etc/yum.conf
> Are such configuration options feasible for the developers?

in the 3.2.X development cycle we've dropped memory use by about 40%, so
the small memory use bump of James' patch doesn't make a dent in the
overall savings we've seen in the last 4-5 releases of yum.

so, in answer to your question: unlikely.


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