On Tue, Oct 06, 1998 at 03:50:01PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote: > This is silly. dpkg/dselect are already insanely slow, even on my > P166 with 128 meg of RAM -- especially when reading database, etc. If > we slow down the installation so much more by using bzip2, then people > will simply stop upgrading, or switch to other distributions because > it is so slow. That is not acceptable. Um, not all of us are using dselect/dpkg. Most of us refuse to because it's insanely slow and generally braindead if you have a serious conflict. I use dselect/apt myself.
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