Re: Bug#174525: ITP: dar -- Disk ARchive: Backup directory tree and files.
* Brian May
| 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?
I'd say it doesn't make sense to make it available as an udeb. Random
software which can be used to install a system shouldn't be udebized
as some silver bullet. If it integrates well with the rest of the
debian-installer framework, it could be udebized, but at 4.5 megs,
having a small live iso somewhere on people.d.o would most likely be
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :