Re: Status of systemtap in Debian
On 18/02/10 at 00:18 +0100, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 22:47 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > On 16/02/10 at 22:27 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 09:13:06PM +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > > > - disk space on buildds: at least 2 GiB are required to build a kernel
> > > > with debuginfo. (that doesn't sound too hard to satisfy)
> > >
> > > A typical build includes between 2 and 10 of them.
> > Ah, I missed that. Provided the build of the different are sequential,
> > the tree is not cleaned up between builds?
> > So that means at most 20 GiB, which probably excludes more buildds.
> > > > - mirror space: each debug .deb would use ~ 450 MB (see
> > > > http://ddebs.ubuntu.com/pool/main/l/linux/)
> > >
> > > Our archive does not support ddebs.
> > Why couldn't it be done using a normal deb?
> Noob question...
> Aren't there some alternatives so people don't have to download all the
> MegaBytes ? (iSCSI ; DRDB ; FUSE/HTTP... whatever)
> Especially for fast moving targets, like unstable.
I's only a few hundreds of megabytes per kernel image. Some games or
debug packages require more space than that. I don't think it's worth
deploying an infrastructure just for that.
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