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Re: [xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#583767: Add udeb

On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 04:46:23PM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Sun, May 30, 2010, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > So, why should we add the udeb in Debian, exactly ?
>  It would be nice to carry it to minimize the delta between Debian and
>  Ubuntu.

I don't know if all udebs are automatically included in d-i, but if they
are, I doubt d-i people will like the additional 1.3MB uncompressed.

OT, but speaking of minimizing the delta between Debian and Ubuntu, the
following changes are pointless:
    - Link using -Bsymbolic-functions
    - Add missing zlib1g-dev to -dev
    - Build-depend on libreadline6-dev instead of libreadline5-dev.
(If you need to know why, please ping me off-list and off-bug)

>  It might also allow the use of migration-assistant, but I suspect it's
>  not usable as is in Debian.
> > PS: for sizes purpose, you should actually rebuild libxml2 with the
> > minimal set of options you require for your program. I doubt you need
> > all the APIs, especially the mostly deprecated ones.
>  Ok; I'm not entirely sure of which features it needs, but I could work
>  on this if you don't mind the extra build pass.

I don't, it's not like if it were xulrunner ;)


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