Re: Ridiculously large packages
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 05:01:07PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
>On Friday 20 November 2009, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> For now, I've added a cutoff of 300,000,000 bytes as a maximum package
>> size for adding to CDs. That means that the following 3 packages will
>> be dropped from the squeeze CD builds:
>> 306308472 pool/main/o/openarena-data/openarena-data_0.8.1-2_all.deb
>> 534777750 pool/main/v/vtk/vtk-doc_5.2.1-11_all.deb
>> 793400238 pool/main/n/nexuiz-data/nexuiz-data_2.5.2-1_all.deb
>> The debian-cd code will automatically pick up on dependencies too, so
>> any packages that *depend* on these will also be dropped.
>Would it be possible to generate a list of excluded packages and add that
>as a README on CD1?
Good idea, yes.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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