Re: Bug#174525: ITP: dar -- Disk ARchive: Backup directory tree and files.
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 01:18:03PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Maybe you can provide both dynamically linked and statically linked
> packages. A .udeb could also be useful, if the software can be used to
> install a preconfigured system.
A udeb is an interesting idea.
However, the binary is rather big (4.5Meg if I read this correctly):
-rwxr-xr-x root/root 4496772 2002-12-28 12:10:56 ./usr/bin/dar
which is stripped and dynamically linked.
Are there any guidelines on how big the contents of a udeb can be
before it is considered too big?
It might be possible to reduce this size, I don't know. It is
Brian May <email@example.com>