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Bug#458663: Missing support for data.tar.bz2-based debs

On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 06:38:37PM -0500, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2008, at 12:03 PM, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >>On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 12:38:51PM -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >>>Personally, I'd like to know what is the increase on space and
> >>>memory for adding bzcat on busybox-udeb. However, as said in
> >>>another  mail, I see no point to support different set of features
> >>>on installed  and d-i environments (from debootstrap POV).
> It could actually improve the space situation in the installer if it  
> allowed some packages to be compressed smaller than their present size.

The worst (and most relevant here) constraint is on initrd size, and
that is unaffected by .deb size.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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