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RE: Is there a size limit for a package?

On 28-Sep-2000 Yves Arrouye wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been away from the Debian project for a couple years, but I'm now able
> to come back and start packaging things again. I wonder if there is still a
> size limit on packages? I want to package the ICU Unicode and I18N library,
> and the resulting package right now is ~3.6 Mb. is that considered
> reasonable or should I try to split it?

considering we have packages like mozilla which top 10mb, I doubt size is an
issue.  That said, if all of the contents are not useful to all people, perhaps
it should be split.  Every time this package is updated, its users must
download 4mb's.

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