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Re: Shipping static libraries

On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 10:50:28AM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 03, 2005, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Do you really think this is worse than X shipping static libraries ? I mean
> > building X already used to need many GB of free disk space, and i have some
> > doubts that gtk+ will be more disk-space hungry, but i could be wrong.
>  Yes, gtk needs more space than xorg.  Have a look at:
>  http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=gtk%2B2.0&ver=2.6.2-1&arch=m68k&stamp=1107973275&file=log&as=raw
>  (2451432k)
>  http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=xorg-x11&ver=6.8.2.dfsg.1-9&arch=m68k&stamp=1129641779&file=log&as=raw
>  (1660956k)

Well, not much more though, and i remember older X builds which needed well
over 2GB (i think XFree86 needed 4GB or so back in those days, where i still
had my apus amiga).


Sven Luther

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