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Re: Size matters. Debian binary package stats

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 12:34:56PM +0100, Gürkan Sengün wrote:
>> Hi
>> 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:
>> http://www.linuks.mine.nu/sizematters/
> FWIW : 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Dpkg7Zip
> Actual maintainer of dpkg is evaluating the possibility to use 7zip.
> Even if the decision of using 7zip by default is far from being taken, it looks
> likely that dpkg will at least start supporting it.
> Cheers,

It can't be the default unless stable dpkg has support for installing
such debs. That means not before etch+1 or more likely etch+2.


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