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Re: Status of systemtap in Debian

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 02:01:19PM +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 18/02/10 at 00:18 +0100, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 22:47 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > > Why couldn't it be done using a normal deb?

It is just a matter of taste.

> I's only a few hundreds of megabytes per kernel image.

Its around half a GiB per image.

>                                                        Some games or
> debug packages require more space than that. I don't think it's worth
> deploying an infrastructure just for that.

Did you actually check that? In unstable I found 2 packages larger than
500MiB and less then 10 over 200MiB. None of them is contains debugging
information. And for the data packages there is something planned.


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