Bug#375829: locales-all: compress locales
En/na Denis Barbier ha escrit:
> Modifying files shipped by packages is usually a bad idea because
> md5sums may be altered.
Well, my idea was having this /usr/lib/locales-all/locales.tar.gz
packaged instead of the uncompressed files.
> In fact, there is another way: one may ask localepurge to remove
> unwanted locale files from /usr/lib/locales-all. IMO this is the
> best solution for your specific case.
But then I wouldn't be able to reconfigure without downloading the
> I am also hacking localedef so that it runs faster and consumes
> much less memory with UTF-8 locales. First results are promising,
> but I will not have time to finish before mid August.
Uh... compiling took about... more than two hours? You'll need a miracle
to beat the one minute uncompressing process.
Don't worry about finishing this. I'm quite happy with my present scheme
and it's well described in this bug if anyone else interested.