Bug#910280: pandoc: Please reduce the binary size
[2018-10-04 17:41] John MacFarlane <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> KAction@gnu.org writes:
> > We could generate packages with compressed binaries in a way,
> > similar to *-dbg packages. All compiled languages, except C (Go,
> > Rust, Haskell) would benefit, but it is quite a bit of work --
> > changes to debhelper and reprorepo, at least.
> Seems like it would be more sensible just to add an option to 'apt' to
> compress the binaries.
Probably not: as submitter said, compressing pandoc takes around hour.