Re: Size matters. Debian binary package stats
Adam Heath <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sat, 24 Dec 2005, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> It would require some buildd hacking to get it to use gzip only for
>> those few debs so more human power.
> debs are created by debian/rules. So, only dependencies of dpkg would have to
> be modified.
I was talking about the hypothetical situation of dpkg defaulting to
!gzip compression and adding a Pre-Depends to the dpkg version
required for unpacking. The buildd would have to override that for