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Re: package sizes



Guy (and similarly Stephen Pitts) writes
 
> Just download the Packages file for each distribution.  The installed
> size is the 'Size' field.  The size of the .deb you can get from the
> ls-lR.gz in the root directory.
> 

Thanks for replying. But if that is so, why does the contrib/ version
of the Packages file contain both a 'Size' field and an 'installed-size'
field for most of the packages?

Cheers,

Tony.


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