[Sugar-devel] Problem using sugar-update-control to update large (100+ MB) activity bundles
bryan at olenepal.org
Mon Jun 15 10:37:22 EDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 10:18 -0400, Ton van Overbeek wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Bryan Berry<bryan at olenepal.org> wrote:
> > I would like to know if the newer version of sugar-control-update
> > http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/sugar-update-control/repos/mainline/blobs/master/src/model.py only transfers the differences between the new and old bundles, thus making the update process much faster. I have stared at the code myself for about 30 minutes and I can't tell. If the newer version of the sugar-update-control is much faster, how much trouble would it be to backport it to 0.82, if even possible?
> Looking at the model.py code in git it seems the full bundle is
> downloaded since it uses
> urlretrieve. So nothing has changed w.r.t. downloading compared with 0.82.
> Please correct me if I am wrong.
> Could you use something like rsync to update the Epaati bundle? That
> only transfers
> the differences.
> Ton van Overbeek
I want to use rsync but I need a mechanism that the users (kids) can
initiate through a simple GUI, like the current Activity Update
Bryan W. Berry
OLE Nepal, http://www.olenepal.org
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