Re: Size matters. Debian binary package stats
On Sun, 25 Dec 2005, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > 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
> core packages.
No, the packages themselves would include such logic in their debian/rules.
There's no way we'd want to keep buildds in sync with what the set of core
And, besides, libc6.deb is core, but is libc6-dev? Or it's documentation?