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Re: big Packages.gz file

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:
> What is the real problem with the large package files? They take a long
> time to download, but so do emacs and other bloatware.

Yeah, but how often do you download emacs?

The packages file gets downloaded _every single time_ you do an update,
and for those of us with a slow modem link, that really sucks.

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra.  Suddenly it flips over,
pinning you underneath.  At night the ice weasels come.  --Nietzsche

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