Bug#557245: large packages dropped from CDs
On Sun, Jan 02, 2011 at 07:11:11PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 17:57:00 +0100, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> package: release-notes
>> x-debbugs-cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>> On Freitag, 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.
>> > For DVD and BD disks we'll accept any size (for now).
>> > This should also be added to the release notes, please.
>> On Freitag, 20. November 2009, Frans Pop wrote:
>> > Would it be possible to generate a list of excluded packages and add that
>> > as a README on CD1?
>I'm updating the disk numbers in the release notes from the latest
>squeeze weekly build, and adding a paragraph about the excluded debs.
>Comments welcome. If there's a list of excluded packages I can add
We are generating a list with each build where things are
dropped. There are currently 3 cases for the CD sets:
1. On the KDE and xfce/lxde CD sets, we configure
MAX_PKG_SIZE=300000000 (aka 300 MB) and that catches 1
package. CD1/README.excluded currently says:
For size reasons, the following packages were excluded from this disc
and that caused the following packages to be also excluded because
2. On other binary CD builds, we use MAX_PKG_SIZE=500000000 and we
don't currently exclude any binary packages.
3. On source CD builds, there are 3 source packages that are currently
We don't currently keep a log of the packages that are dropped
*elsewhere*, just inside the CD sets themselves. That could easily be
changed if desired, though.
>Is there anything else from debian-cd that we should add? (The current
>version is at
>+Note that some packages larger than 300,000,000 bytes (and any packages
>+depending on them) are excluded from the <acronym>CD</acronym> set. They are
>+still included in the <acronym>DVD</acronym> and Blu-ray disks, though.
Will need to update these numbers. :-)
I've also been working on getting isohybrid images for i386, amd64 and
i386/amd64 working. I've not yet described that fully, give me a
little time and I'll have a patch for you to do so.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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