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Re: experimental conffile merge for dpkg

>   There might be things to think about though: some packages have lots
> of conffiles, and that could mean some extra disk space, which not
> everyone will want to spend.  Maybe make it optional.

Bzipping could help, and maybe even tarring them all to one file. As a quick 
test, I bzip-tarred my entire /etc. The resulting file was merely 1.4MB even 
though there are about 1300 'ii' or 'rc' packages on my system.

- Jarno

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