Re: possible problem with dpkg-genchanges
On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> To summarize: install-size is basically a good heuristic (best guess)
> for how much space a package will take, and trying to figure out how
> much space will exactly be used will take a lot more effort than it
> is worth.
Installed size should include the number of inodes used by the package so
that it is possible to compute the upper bound on the number of
byes/inodes required, right now it is kind of mid range number..