Re: big Packages.gz file
>>>>> Brian May writes:
>>>>> "zhaoway" == zhaoway <email@example.com> writes:
zhaoway> 1) It prevent many more packages to come into Debian, for
zhaoway> example, Linux Gazette are now not present newest issues
zhaoway> in Debian. People occasionally got fucked up by packages
zhaoway> like anachism-doc because the precious band-width. And
zhaoway> some occasional discussion on L10N packages to distrub
zhaoway> others life who don't need it.
bm> ...only if you download and install the package in question.
bm> What do large packages have to do with the size of the index file,
I think the point was that every package adds about 30-45 lines to the
Packages file. You don't need to download any of the Linux Gazette to
have the 33 lines each issue takes up in the Packages file.
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