Re: Size matters. Debian binary package stats
On 12/18/05, Steinar H. Gunderson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 12:34:56PM +0100, Gürkan Sengün wrote:
> > I've run some scripts to find out the size of binary pakcages in debian
> > and how theycould be made smaller, here's the results:
> My comments are about the same as on IRC:
> - Disk space is cheap, bandwidth is cheap.
> - CPU doesn't grow nearly as fast as those three.
> - Human power grows even slower.
> - The administrative overhead of transitioning to a new .deb format
> would be huge.
Why would this be huge?
Why is it that hard to plugin another codec?