Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big
On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 10:39 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 08:52:25AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >I just checked debian-testing-amd64-i386-powerpc-netinst.iso vs
> >firmware-testing-amd64-i386-powerpc-netinst.iso from
> >and they have all the same files on them modulo the additional firmware
> >-- did you already fix the problem? or has time been the best cure?
> The squeeze image fits for now, but the sid image is the one that
A size comparison of yesterdays squeeze vs sid images didn't suggest any
packages which have suddenly grown or anything.
* event-modules-*-di added ~6k per kernel flavour
* btrfs-modules-*-di added ~200k per kernel flavour
* partman-btrfs udeb added ~9k per arch
* dhcp3-client-udeb added ~160k per arch
Overall it looks like + ~0.8M for each arch for quite reasonable
> >The firmware image is currently 648M so it's pretty close to the limit.
> The sid equivalent would be ~650.5 MB. I can raise the maximum size of
> the image, but I'm reluctant to do that unless there's no other option.
Other than drastic measures like dropping an arch or increasing the
image size I don't see anything. Even if I could I have a feeling it
would just be putting off the inevitable by a few more weeks.
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