Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?
On Wed, 20 Nov 2002 16:19:06 -0800
Craig Dickson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Andrew Suffield <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Bullshit. I can trivially provide evidence that building two copies
> > > uses more disk space.
> > Of course, but that doesn't impact users. They only need one copy.
> It does, however, affect the repository and its mirrors, proportionate
> to the number of packages being built for multiple architectures.
The size of the repository has nothing to do with the speed/efficiency of
the binaries that are stored, which is what the initial discussion was
Supporting our users who want to compile optimised binaries from our
source packages has NOTHING TO DO WITH OFFICAL MIRROR SIZE.