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Re: making room

On Tue, Mar 03, 1998 at 05:15:18PM -0800, Jim wrote:
> >Is there a way to check how much space a package is using? I looked
> >for an option for the "dpkg -l", so that the size of each package
> >would be shown, but found nothing.
> I would _love_ an option like this!! In fact, dselect and/or deity should
> give me a breakdown of the space that would be used by partition, of each
> individual package and by any given group of packages.

Please bring this up on debian-policy; it was only just decided
to remove the very information from packages that can get you this
information easily.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
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