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Re: Proposing a new source control header to link to upstream BTSs

"Martín Ferrari" <martin.ferrari@gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 5:42 AM, Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> wrote:
>>  The Packages.gz file is already enormous (especially for Emdebian
>>  purposes or other low resource units) and adding yet more fields to
>>  debian/control is really not that friendly.
> I appreciate the strive to make Debian work on small machines, but it
> is reasonable to put their constraints on the whole project?

Adding more fields also increases the time to download
Packages.gz, which is an issue independent of the capabilities of
the machine downloading it.
Ben Pfaff 

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