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Bug#375829: locales-all: compress locales

En/na Denis Barbier ha escrit:
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 01:26:58PM +0200, Javier Serrano Polo wrote:
>> Package: locales-all
>> Version: 2.3.6-15
>> Severity: wishlist
>> All locales could be compressed in a single archive and, using a dialog 
>> like in locales package, uncompress the selected ones instead of 
>> compiling them.
> Locales are not compressed when put into a single archive, the main
> benefit is that, at startup, applications do not have to search
> for a bunch of files, only this archive.  I am thus closing your
> report.
> Denis

Let me explain better.
Now we have all locales under /usr/lib/locales-all, ~72MB.
We could have a gz-compressed file, ~15M, and use dpkg-reconfigure to
uncompress/delete the selected locale folders.
I think this is a better trade-off in low resource machines.


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