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Re: Bug#557245: large packages dropped from CDs

On Sun, Jan  2, 2011 at 21:12:27 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:

> We are generating a list with each build where things are
> dropped. There are currently 3 cases for the CD sets:
> 1. On the KDE and xfce/lxde CD sets, we configure
>    MAX_PKG_SIZE=300000000 (aka 300 MB) and that catches 1
>    package. CD1/README.excluded currently says:
So there are complete CD sets for these?
http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/squeeze_di_rc1/amd64/jigdo-cd/ has
only CD1 for both kde and xfce/lxde.

> =============
> For size reasons, the following packages were excluded from this disc
> set:
> openarena-data
> and that caused the following packages to be also excluded because
> of dependencies:
> openarena
> openarena-server
> =============
> 2. On other binary CD builds, we use MAX_PKG_SIZE=500000000 and we
>    don't currently exclude any binary packages.
> 3. On source CD builds, there are 3 source packages that are currently
>    dropped:
>    nexuiz-data
>    openoffice.org
>    texlive-extra

> We don't currently keep a log of the packages that are dropped
> *elsewhere*, just inside the CD sets themselves. That could easily be
> changed if desired, though.
I guess it won't change much over squeeze's lifetime, so that's fine

> >Is there anything else from debian-cd that we should add?  (The current
> >version is at
> >http://www.debian.org/releases/squeeze/amd64/release-notes/ch-whats-new.en.html)
> <snip>
> > <para>
> >+Note that some packages larger than 300,000,000 bytes (and any packages
> >+depending on them) are excluded from the <acronym>CD</acronym> set.  They are
> >+still included in the <acronym>DVD</acronym> and Blu-ray disks, though.
> Will need to update these numbers. :-)
Will do.

> I've also been working on getting isohybrid images for i386, amd64 and
> i386/amd64 working. I've not yet described that fully, give me a
> little time and I'll have a patch for you to do so.
Alright, thanks.


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