Re: debian archive disk space requirements.
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 12:19:36PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> How much space do those 500 odd packages take up?
> Given a 50% sizce increase on binaries alpha should have another 1.8G
> of debs. If those 500 packages make up 1.2G (+50%=1.8G) then the 50%
> claim would be right.
You're assuming that executables make up the bulk of most packages,
and that compression rates for those executables are similar. I highly
doubt both of those assumptions.