Last month I wrote about the work being done by a small Linux distribution that most users likely have never heard of, SprezzOS, trying to rewrite Debian's APT utilities. Reported last month were significant performance gains out of rewriting the APT utilities, but work hasn't let up. There's more progress to share...
April 8, 2013
SprezzOS Still Trying For A Faster Debian APT
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