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Centos 7 Delta RPM

Dec. 22, 2015, 10:31 a.m. linux centos

If you get the following message the using yum you are missing the deltarpm package.

Downloading packages:
Delta RPMs disabled because /usr/bin/applydeltarpm not installed.

Delta RPM packages contain the difference between an old and a new version of an RPM package. This means the whole new RPM does not have to be downloaded saving bandwidth.

To use delta RPMs install the deltarpm package:

$ sudo yum install deltarpm