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Re: Packaging _still_ wasteful for many large packages

In article <[🔎] 87wu6olaeu.fsf@marant.org> you write:
>Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> writes:
>> * Jérôme Marant <jmarant@nerim.net> [2004-02-15 14:12]:
>>> Please note that those arch-indep files are built on every
>>> architecture because this is how the bootstrap works, so it is
>>> not going to save buildds cpu time anyway.
>> But space on the mirrors (which is more important than cpu time).
>Exactly. This is why it is going to be worked on and it is worth it.

Cool. Expect a bug shortly to remind you... :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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