Re: Bug#252632: ITP: wmtemp -- WindowMaker dock applet displaying lm_sensors temperature values
Thiemo Seufer <email@example.com> writes:
> Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> > And sadly enough, I don't think it's the only class of apps affected by
>> > the problem of explosive package number growth - the numerous small
>> > KDE or Gnome apps come to my mind spontaneously, or xmms plugins.
>> Just wait for multiarch. That will roughly tripple the number of
>> packages for biarch systems and quadruple it for triarch systems like
>> powerpc (with qemu for i386) or mips.
> How did you calculate this? AFAICS biarch will roghly see an increase
> of 100% (or 50% with source), and triarch 300% (or 200% with source).
Every lib has to be split. So say you get 33%-50% more packages for each
arch. And then you have the Packages files of 2 (or 3) archs combined
on your system.
150% * 2 = 300%
133% * 3 = 400%