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Re: Deleting uncompressed Info/Doc files at upgrades

Quoting Hamish Moffatt (hamish@debian.org):
> On Tue, Oct 20, 1998 at 08:40:00AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > uncompressing the docs would cost about 20M for the required subset of
> > documentation. On a machine with fewer packages, it would cost less.
> > Given the apparant UI issues involved with compressing, I don't see
> I do. I have a few machines with relatively low disk space where
> I don't begrudge compressed documentation, but can access it just
> fine compressed. For example, my laptop only has a 2Gb drive and
> I need most of that for Windows; 400mb is for Linux, and an extra
> 20Mb there is an extra 5%. Similarly I have some machines with
> scrounged old hard drives.

But if you have only 400M, you probably have fewer packages and even
less documentation. You might be down to an extra 5 or 10M. If you don't
want that, delete it. 

Mike Stone

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