Bug#458663: Missing support for data.tar.bz2-based debs
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Otavio Salvador ha scritto:
| Rick Thomas <email@example.com> writes:
|> On Jan 2, 2008, at 9:47 PM, Colin Watson wrote:
|>> 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
|>> The worst (and most relevant here) constraint is on initrd size, and
|>> that is unaffected by .deb size.
|> Good point. Along those lines, another constraint that's important
|> is the RAM footprint of the installer -- for small memory machines
|> (same audience as for small initrd size). How much does adding bzcat
|> to busybox increase it's RAM footprint when executing?
| If people wants, I can produce two installer mini.isos and test it.
I'll test in the week end if you point me to the mini.isos.
Stefano Canepa aka sc: firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.stefanocanepa.it
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