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Re: How about using bzip2 as the standard *.deb compression format?

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org> writes in gratuitous QP:

> On Sun, Oct 04, 1998 at 12:15:40PM +0100, James Troup wrote:
> > > Old/slow/lomem machines can't properly compile X or Mozilla anyway.
> >
> > Bzzt.  I've compiled xfree86 for Debian/m68k on a 386/25 equivalent
> > with only 14Mb (don't ask) of memory several times.  Took 5 days,
> > like, but it compiled ``properly''.
> I doubt it would compile on my 4 meg 486.

I don't; I compiled kernels on the same machine when it only had 4Mb.
> Nor would it run there.

And I know it ran on my Falcon with 4Mb...


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