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Re: libc6 is too large?

Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@fnet.pl> wrote:
> From slink:

> Version:
> Installed-Size: 1458

> and from potato:

> Version: 2.1.2-1
> Installed-Size: 4469

> It is increased about 3MB!
> I think it is not good for minimal distribution (console on
> small HDD, libraries without locale, timezone info, nss, etc.)

It's because the maintainer decided to go against the policy and not strip
the libraries.  This has already been reported as a bug against libc6 (#40467).
Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
Email:  Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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